Codes of practice and guides

The following Codes of Practice are approved under legislation administered by NT WorkSafe to help duty holders achieve compliance with the Work Health and Safety (National Uniform Legislation) Act and Regulations. Homeowners or DIY home renovators may find some useful information in the Codes of Practice or in other asbestos-related publications available in Australia.

The guides and fact sheets below have been published in Australia by the various Work Health and Safety Regulators, and other government agencies responsible for providing information to manage the risks associated with asbestos. Territorians should be aware that other states and territories may prescribe additional requirements for asbestos beyond what is legislated in the Northern Territory.

Guides

Asbestos - A guide for householders and the general public

Australian Government Department of Health

Asbestos – A guide for minor renovations

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Guidance note - Asbestos materials in the automotive maintenance and repair industry

The Commission for Occupational Safety and Health (WA)

Safety information for removal of less than 10m2 of non-friable asbestos

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Fact Sheets

Asbestos awareness information for electricians

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Asbestos awareness information for plumbers

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Asbestos carpet underlay

Department of Health WA

Asbestos flooring

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Asbestos in the home

Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Asbestos myths and facts

WorkSafe WA

Electrical switchboard panels and meter panels containing asbestos

NT WorkSafe

Maintenance, inspection and testing of H-Class vacuum cleaners

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Managing the risk of asbestos at the border

Australian Border Force

Naturally occurring asbestos

SafeWork NSW

Play it safe with asbestos: tips for property managers

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Property hazards after storms and floods

SafeWork NSW

Property hazards following a bushfire

SafeWork NSW