Identification and control of asbestos in workplaces

Identifying asbestos in workplaces, testing, labelling and keeping a register.


What it contains

Managing and controlling asbestos identified in the workplace can reduce employees' exposure to dangerous airborne asbestos fibres. This document explains:

  • who is responsible for identifying asbestos in the building, including building owners and employers leasing the building
  • where asbestos samples should be tested
  • how employers can identify and label asbestos
  • how to prepare an asbestos register