Typically asbestos can be found in many places in Queensland homes.
Laboratories can analyse building materials for asbestos.
Queensland laws prohibit the use of certain tools and work methods when working with asbestos-containing materials as they can generate dangerous airborne asbestos fibres.
A licence is required to remove any amount of friable asbestos and if you remove more than 10 metres squared of non-friable asbestos.
Wearing the right personal protective equipment is essential to protecting your health when working with asbestos.
It is important that safe work procedures are in place when carrying out asbestos work or asbestos-related work to prevent fibres becoming airborne.
You are obliged to comply with laws about how asbestos can be transport and disposed of.
Find where you can dispose of asbestos at your local government or private asbestos waste facility.
Details of businesses that hold Class A and Class B licences to remove asbestos. A licensed asbestos assessor is required to carry out air monitoring, clearance inspections and issuing clearance certificates for friable asbestos removal.