• Image of a standard household meter box with older style ceramic switch breakers

    Asbestos lurks…

    …in more places than you’d think. It was used in over 3000 building materials before 2004 – for things like meter boxes.
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    1 in 3 Australian homes contain asbestos.

    In things like hot water service flues. Knowing what to look for might not be as easy as you think.
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  • Image of a corrugated roofing tiles.

    Are you a tradie?

    Australia has one of the highest rates of asbestos-related disease in the world. And you’re most at risk for exposure.
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  • Who should I call?

    There are different agencies who can help you with advice. Find out who to call.
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Asbestos in Victoria

This website contains guidance from WorkSafe Victoria (WorkSafe), the Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA) and the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The website provides information to help homeowners, tenants, employers and employees understand the risks of asbestos. This includes the legal duties that apply, how to comply with those duties, and resources for safely managing and removing asbestos in homes and workplaces.

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