Safe Work Releases Fresh Guidelines on Asbestos Registry

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An asbestos registry serves as a workplace safety management tool, documenting the whereabouts, type, condition, and date of identification of all asbestos and asbestos-containing materials within your workplace. It is a mandatory requirement under the Model Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations, which have been enforced in all regions except Victoria. For guidance on asbestos registries in Victoria, please get in touch with WorkSafe Victoria.

If you hold responsibility for a workplace structure, building, or facility constructed or installed before 2004 (or before 1990 in Queensland), it is imperative to ensure the creation and maintenance of an asbestos registry at your workplace.

This guide is designed to assist you in comprehending:

  1. The purpose of an asbestos registry and when it becomes necessary for your workplace.
  2. The steps involved in establishing and consistently updating a thorough asbestos registry.