Asbestos Information Page

Sources, problems, health impact, using at work, identification and disposal of asbestos

Remember!

  • If asbestos containing materials are in good condition they should be left alone - treat asbestos with respect.
  • If asbestos containing materials are damaged, asbestos fibres and dust can be released into the air.
  • Breathing asbestos fibres and dust can be harmful to human health.
  • However, contact with skin and ingestion poses no risk to health.
  • If you think you have an asbestos problem in your home - SEEK ADVICE.

Last Updated: 28 May 2019