Asbestos advice for householders

Friday May 30, 2014

​The workplace health and safety regulator, WorkSafe NZ, has been investigating the testing and management of asbestos during repair work carried out in homes in Christchurch following the earthquakes in 2010 and 2011.

You can find answers to some common questions about potential health risks for homeowners on the Ministry of Health website at

More information:

Worksafe Asbestos Guidance
Page last reviewed: 10 June 2014
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