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Asbestos

Many Australian buildings still contain asbestos. If you or your workplace undertakes tasks that expose you to asbestos, you are at risk of developing cancer. This video provides information on where asbestos may be located, how to identify it, and how to control exposure.

Cancer Council Toolbox - Asbestos
Asbestos eLearning module (sign in for access)

This course is designed to give the DIY home renovator basic knowledge about asbestos, and the risks and safe practices when working with or removing small amounts of asbestos-containing material.

Asbestos-Containing Material Check app

Asbestos-Containing Material Check’ is a new app designed to help you identify materials around your home that could contain asbestos fibres.



Welding

This video details the two ways in which welding can cause cancer in those working with metal or in close proximity to welding. There are multiple control measures which can reduce your risk of exposure to fumes and ultraviolet (UV) radiation. 

Cancer Council Toolbox - Welding



Environmental tobacco smoke



Diesel

Are you or your workers part of the 1.2 million Australians exposed to diesel engine exhaust each year? Learn about how to control your exposure to diesel engine exhaust in the workplace and reduce your risk of harm.  

Cancer Council Toolbox - Diesel Engine Exhaust

UV radiation



Silica Dust



Wood products



Compensation for work-related cancers

Find out more about workplace cancers