Managing asbestos in workplaces: A step-by-step guide

Practical information on the management of asbestos in workplaces.


What it contains

Managing asbestos in the workplace can reduce employees’ exposure to dangerous dust fibres. This guide explains the steps to:

  • determine who is responsible for managing asbestos-containing material (ACM) in the workplace
  • identify asbestos in the workplace
  • create an asbestos register and share it with employers, employees, contractors and health and safety representatives
  • label ACM and control risks

At the end of the guide, there is also a checklist to identify if a workplace’s current asbestos management practices are up-to-date