[ARCHIVED] Labelling asbestos in workplaces

Guidance on labelling asbestos in workplaces for employers and persons who manage or control workplaces.
Last updated

Jun 2017

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PDF, 233.32 kB

Document length

2 pages


This document is no longer current and is available on the website for historic purposes only.

What it contains

Labelling asbestos in the workplace can prevent workers from disturbing the fibrous material and creating dangerous asbestos dust fibres. This document explains:

  • ways to identify asbestos in the workplace, including in inaccessible areas that could contain asbestos
  • when to add identified asbestos to an asbestos register
  • how to label asbestos, including examples of labelling asbestos close to identified areas
  • how to inform employees and contractors about asbestos in the workplace