Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

Providing a national focus on asbestos issues which go beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health issues.

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency provides a national focus on asbestos issues which goes beyond workplace safety to encompass environmental and public health issues.

The agency was created on 1 July 2013 to develop the National Strategic Plan for Asbestos Management and Awareness as well as coordinate, monitor and report on the implementation of this plan.

The Agency also manages the National Asbestos Exposure Register. If you believe you have been exposed to asbestos-containing materials, you can register your details by completing the online registration form on the bottom of the National Asbestos Exposure Register page.

If you cannot complete the online registration form, please email the address provided to request an electronic form to fill out and return to the agency by the same email address.

 

Image
asbestos-safety-and-eradication-agency-logo

Statutory Review of the role and functions of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency's role and functions were reviewed in 2019, five years after its establishment, in line with section 47 of the Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency Act 2013. The review invited submissions from organisations and members of the public, and the final report was tabled in Parliament on 27 November 2019.

More information in regard to the review is available