How to Manage and Control Asbestos in the Workplace Code of Practice - Tasmania


You will need to comply with this code if you carry on a business or undertaking in a workplace where asbestos is present.

This code provides practical guidance on how to manage health and safety risks associated with asbestos and asbestos-containing materials and outline how to achieve the required standards. This code applies to all workplaces where asbestos may be found and covers topics including:

  • asbestos registered and asbestos management plans
  • managing other asbestos-related risks
  • managing exposure
  • controlling the risks using hierarchy of control.

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.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Work Health and Safety Act 2012 Tasmania

Regulation(s) name

Work Health and Safety Regulations 2012 Tasmania

Administering agency

Department of Justice

WorkSafe Tasmania

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