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The Federal Opposition believes the Government is putting Tasmanian  national broadband rollout contractors at an avoidable risk of asbestos exposure.

NBN alleges that contractors working on the rollout had not been exposed, but Electrical Trades Union is not convinced.

Unionist Michael Anderson says workers had likely been put at risk, and the federal work safety regulator CommCare has not been lapsing in its duties.

“With a risk as big as asbestos, I thought they would’ve been going to their utmost to fix it,” he said.

ComCare was poised to face senate committee.

Liberal Senator Eric Abetz says it has serious questions to answer.

“We will be asking as to who is responsible,” he said.

But he already has one culprit in mind.

“Political agenda to roll out the NBN as quickly as possible ahead of people’s well-being,” Senator Abetz said.

He paralleled it to the pink batts program during the global financial crisis.

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Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-06-01/safety-regulator-to-be-grilled-over-asbestos-risk/4727334?section=tas

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