Asbestos

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

Resources 

How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace Code of Practice  PDF, 1341.56 KB

How to Safely Remove Asbestos in the Workplace Code of Practice PDF, 1285.58 KB

Asbestos information

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

You can find information on 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.

Search for a disposal facility 

Asbestos removal

Locate an asbestos licence holder

Licensing information for removalists and assessors

Compensation scheme 

Asbestos Compensation Scheme operating in Tasmania