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

Practical information on the management of asbestos in workplaces.

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Published: 01 Oct 2015
 
File type: PDF
 
File size: 2.48 MB
 
Length: 16 pages
 
Reading level: Medium

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

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