How to Safely Remove Asbestos Code of Practice - Australian Capital Territory


You may be required to comply with this code if you are involved in asbestos removal work. The code sets out guidelines for the safe removal of asbestos and courses of action that should be taken during both class A and class B asbestos removal.

The code outlines how certain hazards should be addressed, such as:

  • confined spaces
  • risk of falls
  • heat stress
  • electrical equipment.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2011 ACT

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 ACT

Administering agency

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Access Canberra

WorkSafe ACT

Contact details

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General Enquiries

WorkSafe ACT

Access Canberra

Chief Minister, Treasury and Economic Development Directorate

Mailing address: GPO BOX 158
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 2601
Phone: 02 6207 3000
Fax: 02 6205 0336