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If you encounter asbestos you need to ensure you take adequate precautions before disturbing it.

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Asbestos workers and removalists
Before working with asbestos it is important you know about removal work, asbestos related work, notifications and health monitoring.

Trades and contractors
Practical guidance for tradespeople, renovators and asbestos removalists on asbestos-related issues.

Homeowners and home renovators
It's important that homeowners and home renovators plan the renovation work they do.

Commercial building owners (of workplaces)

Commercial building owners (of workplaces)
Practical guidance for commercial building owners on asbestos related issues.

Body corporate and apartment owner occupiers

Body corporate and apartment owner occupiers
Understand when your body corporate has obligations under the Work Health and Safety Act.

Residential tenants, lessors and landlords

Residential tenants, lessors and landlords
There are specific laws designed to protect the health of residents, tradespeople and the wider community by ensuring that asbestos is handled, removed and disposed of safely.

Volunteers

Volunteers
Are you a volunteer? Everyone has a right to be safe, including volunteers.

Local government environmental health officers
Practical guidance for local government environmental health officers on asbestos-related environmental issues.