Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public
This guide provides useful information to enable householders to sensibly and safely manage the risks arising from any occasional encounters with asbestos materials in and around their homes.
The guide was produced by the Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth) and endorsed by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee. It is a national publication to which state and territory governments and the Australian Government have contributed.
- Asbestos—A Guide for householders and the general public
- Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public—Frequently Asked Questions
enHealth has received extensive feedback on the Guide from stakeholder groups. A second iteration of the Guide is now available, which incorporates these suggestions, where supported by scientific evidence.
enHealth will continue to review the literature on exposure to asbestos and the Guide will be progressively updated accordingly.
- Asbestos—A guide for householders and the general public—Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
- Using the enHealth Environmental Health Officer Skills and Knowledge Matrix
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- Environmental Health Practitioner Manual: A resource manual for Environmental Health Practitioners working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
- A list of environmental health publications
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