be required to comply with this code if you intend to operate a business in a
workplace in which asbestos or asbestos containing material is present.
- workplaces where asbestos is
fixed or installed in a building, structure, ship or equipment
- demolition works on a
building, structure, ship or plant where asbestos is fixed or installed
- workplaces where activities
involving asbestos containing material are carried out.
provides information on the identification of the presence of asbestos at the workplace,
and the implementation of measures to eliminate or minimise the risk of
exposure to airborne asbestos fibres, thereby minimising the incidence of
asbestos-related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.
contains legal requirements which prohibit persons conducting a business or
undertaking from carrying work involving asbestos or asbestos containing
material, except in prescribed circumstances.
consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of
compliance (if any) that may be required.