What you'll find on this website
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.
In the workplace
Information to identify, manage, remove and dispose of asbestos, and legal duties that apply in different situations, as an employer, self-employed person, employee or commercial property owner.
Builders & trades
This page gives builders and tradespersons practical information on responsibilities and legal duties when dealing with asbestos, whether in a domestic residence, commercial property or on a vehicle.
In the home
This page provides information for homeowners and tenants about dealing with asbestos in domestic premises, including building or renovating, and using a licensed removalist.
Reviewed 02 December 2021