- About asbestos
- In your home
- In your workplace
- In your neighbourhood
Asbestos “deep six” roof sheeting poses serious safety risk to workers.Read more
A contractor using a high-pressure water cleaner on a residential roof has resulted in an asbestos contamination.Read more
Do you have concerns about the way a neighbour is removing potential asbestos-containing materials?Find out what you should do
SafeWork SA publishes a list of qualified Class A and Class B asbestos removalists.Find an asbestos removalist
The plan details the strategic actions undertaken to implement the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Awareness and ManagementFind out more
Asbestos can be found throughout older homes often in areas where you may not expect to find it.
Make sure you know the location of asbestos before undertaking any repair or demolition work.
The type of removalist you engage depends on the type and quantity of asbestos to be removed.
As a builder or tradie, you have a general duty to control exposure to airborne asbestos fibres during any work you carry out.
Asbestos fibres may get caught in the tissue of the lungs if inhaled which may lead to lung disease.
Fire and flood may damage asbestos-containing materials resulting in the release of fibres into the air.
Many vehicles produced before 2003 are likely to have asbestos-containing components.
A number of agencies have responsibility with regards to asbestos depending on the location and circumstance.