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Asbestos at Bellinger River Hospital

Dear Member,

Mid North Coast LHD has informed the HSU that some material containing bonded asbestos has been discovered at Bellinger River Hospital during the renovation of the car park. Management have advised that the risk of harm from the asbestos is very low.

You can read the correspondence at this link.

Members are advised to email your HSU Organiser at michael.kearns@hsu.asn.au if further concerns emerge.

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