OHS Code

Published Date: July 01, 2009
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Part 4 Chemical Hazards, Biological Hazards and Harmful Substances

Section 38 Containment and labelling of asbestos waste

(1) An employer must ensure that asbestos waste is stored, transported and disposed of in sealed containers that are impervious to asbestos and asbestos waste.

(2) An employer must ensure that a container of an asbestos product and asbestos waste is clearly labelled

(a) to identify the contents as an asbestos product and carcinogenic, and

(b) to warn handlers that dust from the contents should not be inhaled.