Every employer must make sure that anyone who is liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work, or who supervises those employees, gets the correct level of information, instruction and training so that they can work safely and competently without risk to themselves or others.
The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke.
The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant.
The general procedures to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace.
How to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos.