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Consultation Hub

Welcome to the Consultation Hub. This site will help you find, share and participate in consultations that interest you. Below you will find links to the consultations we are currently running.

The Asbestos Safety and Eradication Agency holds public consultations on asbestos issues that involve a wide range of stakeholders, and we encourage anyone with an interest to participate in open consultations. 

For information about our consultations, you can click on the relevant tile below or email

Open consultations

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Illegal dumping and improper disposal of asbestos: Local government interventions survey

Survey for local councils to uncover best practice approaches to managing illegal dumping and improper disposal of asbestos, including ways to share information and lessons learned, and to develop a Toolkit for councils to use.

Closed consultations


Risk Communications Guidelines and Communicating Asbestos Facts and Figures

We are consulting on the new Guidelines for communicating about asbestos risk which have been developed by the Agency in consultation with a broad range of stakeholders.   

Guidelines for the Management of Asbestos-Cement Water and Sewer Pipes

Consultation on the management of asbestos-cement water and sewer pipes
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Asbestos safety training for workers entering trades

We are consulting about asbestos safety training for workers entering trades where they are likely to encounter asbestos