Asbestos

Information on how to manage risks associated with asbestos and asbestos containing material at the workplace and thereby minimise the incidence of asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.

Codes of Practice

pdf_small How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace (PDF, 65 pages)

pdf_small How to Safely Remove Asbestos in the Workplace (PDF, 69 pages)

Asbestos information

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency - where you can find asbestos in the home, the workplace, fact sheets and the National Strategic Plan.

National Asbestos Exposure Register - The Commonwealth Government has created a register to record the details of people who think they may have been exposed to asbestos containing materials. The register is managed by the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency.

Asbestos removal

Compensation scheme 

Information on the Tasmanian Asbestos Compensation Scheme.

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