This SWMS provides guidance on working with or removing small amounts non-friable asbestos less than 10 m2 in area. (No licence required). This SWMS should be used for minor work in which asbestos or asbestos-containing materials (ACM) are encountered in the workplace. Examples may be drilling into, painting or replacing a small section of non-friable asbestos sheeting wall or removing non-friable asbestos lagging for a pipe repair.
This SWMS does not cover the removal of friable asbestos, or non-friable asbestos greater than 10sqm, or working with asbestos friction materials such as brake pads.
Suitable for NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, NT and ACT only - Click here to view the Victorian SWMS
(includes potential hazards and control measures)