Are you a...tradesperson?

Asbestos kills around 20 tradesman each week. If asbestos fibres are released and inhaled they can cause serious and fatal diseases. This is why some work will require a licensed contractor, and some work may need to be notified.

Find out why working with asbestos is dangerous.

Where can you find asbestos?

Asbestos can be found in any industrial or residential building built or refurbished before the year 2000. It is in many of the common materials used in the building trade that you may come across during your work.

Managing and working with asbestos

Advice for employers, asbestos contractors and others with duties under asbestos regulations, together with those workers currently at greatest risk from exposure to asbestos.

Asbestos essentials - protect yourself

Essential task sheets, equipment and method sheets and other advice sheets for working with asbestos.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)

FAQs including, health risks, licences and equipment.

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Updated 2023-11-13