Learn about identifying asbestos-containing material in your home, the health risks of asbestos and what you can do about asbestos.
In this section
- Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral made up of many small fibres. This page describes how asbestos has been used in the past, and what types of asbestos there are. Read more
- Asbestos is a proven human carcinogen,and all forms of asbestos can cause cancer. The main way people are exposed to asbestos is by breathing in air that contains asbestos fibres. Read more
- How to find out if you have asbestos in your home. Read more
- What to do if you find asbestos in your home. Read more