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