Asbestos: health effects, incident management and toxicology

Information on asbestos, for use in responding to chemical incidents.


Asbestos: incident management

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These documents provide information on the health effects of exposure, the chemical’s toxicity and material for responding to a chemical incident.

On 4 March 2024, format updates were made to Asbestos: general information and Asbestos: toxicological overview. No significant changes were made to the content.

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Published 1 July 2014
Last updated 25 April 2024 + show all updates
  1. On 4 March 2024, the format of this page was updated. No significant changes were made to the content. Ignore the "updated the guidance" comment from the change note.

  2. Updated the guidance documents and converted to HTML.

  3. Updated incident management and general information documents.

  4. Updated toxicological overview document.

  5. First published.

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