Asbestos warning at Melbourne primary school

16 November 2015

Fragments of old cement sheeting containing asbestos ended up in soil used in landscaping works at a Melbourne Primary School.

The Environment Protection Authority has launched an investigation into how fragments of old cement sheeting containing asbestos ended up in soil used in landscaping works at a Melbourne primary school.

The EPA inspected the Primary School in Mount Waverley last week and took samples which tested positive to asbestos.

The department of education notified parents on Friday afternoon. Visible fragments of the cement sheeting have been removed from the site and the area remains fenced off to students.

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