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Guide to Mr Fluffy friable asbestos insulation

Between 1968 and 1979, a private contractor from Canberra known as "Mr Fluffy" insulated residential dwellings by pumping friable loose asbestos fibres into the roof cavities of many houses in the Canberra, Queanbeyan and surrounding regions. Houses built in the Eurobodalla before 1980 may potentially contain "Mr Fluffy" asbestos insulation.

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  • Find a qualified asbestos inspector and tradesperson by searching for 'Asbestos Removal & Treatment' on the Yellow Pages or on WorkCover's website.
  • Visit the WorkCover website for a fact sheet, questions and answers.
  • Phone WorkCover's Information Centre on 131 050.

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