Key areas – asbestos in homes

The most common form of asbestos seen in homes is asbestos fibre cement. This was used widely for roofing, wall panels, gutters and soffits.

The below diagram shows these and all other key areas where materials containing asbestos in homes are likely to be found. (Source ‘Worksafe NZ‘). To view the key areas where asbestos might be found in commercial buildings click here.

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