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How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace: Code of practice

Effective in Tasmania on and from 5 Dec 2018

The code of practice for How to manage and control asbestos in the workplace:

  • provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with asbestos and asbestos-containing materials; and how to achieve the standards required under the work health and safety laws
  • applies to all workplaces where asbestos may be found
  • explains asbestos registers and asbestos management plans
  • explains managing other asbestos-related risks, including contaminated sites and refurbishment work
  • explains managing exposure, including health monitoring
  • explains controlling the risks using the hierarchy of control
  • includes templates/samples, and recommended safe working practices.
Updated: 11th December 2019