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Environmental Health Subcommittee (enHealth)
Australian Health Protection Principal Committee
This guide provides details of the health risks associated with asbestos. It will allow users to identify the asbestos fibre present and then manage the risks that arise when dealing with asbestos materials in and around houses. The information is clearly presented and supported with pictures and diagrams.
The guide also provides website addresses and other contact details for users to find information about working safely with asbestos, removing and disposing of asbestos and asbestos licensing conditions.
Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract
Department of Health and Ageing
GPO Box 9848
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6289 1555
Freecall: 1800 020 103