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  •   Home > News > Health & Safety

    A Motueka company has been fined almost 110-thousand dollars for unsafely removing asbestos

    A Motueka company has been fined almost 110-thousand dollars for unsafely removing asbestos


    Bays Boating appeared in the Nelson District Court today, after they demolished a building in 2018 that was known to have asbestos.

    About 220 people die of asbestos-related disease each year in New Zealand.

    WorkSafe says it's unacceptable not to remove asbestos safely, given the known danger.

    © 2020 Newstalk ZB, NZCity


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