Health and Safety for Business - Asbestos

Health and safety advice for businesses, and how you can comply with the law as an employer.

Asbestos management

Asbestos is the greatest single cause of work-related deaths.

Asbestos-related diseases (mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer) are thought to kill up to 3,000 people each year, with these figures expected to rise.

Find out more from the Health and Safety Executive about asbestos, how to identify it, and how to safely remove it.

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