Asbestos Management

Schools can now visit the Policy and Advisory Library (PAL) for this information. This page will remain in this location but will be for corporate staff only. School staff should use PAL for all policy, procedures and other operational information.

Relevant sections of the OHSMS

​Policy ​Procedure​Forms​Guides


What do you need to do?

Register TypeWhat is it?​What you need to do?
​Division 5 Asbestos Register

​A register of all ACM present or unknown in the workplace.

  1. Locate your Division 5 Register available on the School Maintenance System(secure).


Asbestos Management Plan


​Documented plan on how to manage ACM through visual inspections.
  1. ​Transfer present and unknown ACM from the Division 5 Asbestos Audit into the Asbestos Register.
  • Note 1: Asbestos Register becomes your most up to date Division 5 Audit.
  • Note 2: Update the Asbestos Register when works have been undertaken or condition of ACM has changed.
  1. Schedule visual inspections of ACM into the OHS Activities Calendar.
  2. The Asbestos Co-ordinator is to carry out visual inspections every three months.

​Division 6 Asbestos Register​​A register of ACM present or unknown in a specific location.
  • ​Undertake a Division 6 Asbestos Audit prior to conducting any demolition or refurbishment works where asbestos is present or unknown.
  • File register with Division 5 Asbestos Register.

Accidental damage to Asbestos Containing Materials

  1. Isolate the area and do not disturb the damaged ACM
  2. Immediately contact  the Asbestos, Reinstatement and Preventative Maintenance Call Centre on 1300 133 468 for advice.

Legislation, guidelines and Compliance Codes


Contact us

  • The Asbestos, Reinstatement and Preventative Maintenance Call Centre on 1300 133 468
  • OHS Advisory Service on ph. 1300 074 715 or email

Further information