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Work safely with asbestos in switchboards during flood clean up

If you're working on switchboard panels and meter boards during flood clean-up, remember they may contain asbestos if they were constructed or imported before 2004.

Before you work on them you need to:

  • be aware of the risks
  • complete a risk assessment
  • know how to use safe work procedures.

Find out where asbestos could be in switchboards, watch our short film on removing small package switchboards and learn how to safely drill into asbestos materials at asbestos.qld.gov.au.

Last updated
15 February 2019

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