Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000, including houses, factories, offices, schools or hospitals, and causes around 5000 deaths every year in the UK.

Always ask for the Asbestos Register 

Asbestos is still a major killer in Northern Ireland.

Before doing any work on the fabric of a building you must always ask for the asbestos register. More information available at the link below:

If you are responsible for a building constructed before the year 2000 and have tradepeople working on the building you have a legal obligation to check for asbestos. More information is available at the link below:

UKAS Accredited Organisations in Northern Ireland Providing Asbestos Related Services

This list provides details of UKAS accredited testing laboratories and inspection bodies for asbestos in Northern Ireland:

Always ask for the Asbestos Register campaign resources

You can view our campaign TV advert on Youtube at the link below:

You can view our campaign Press Adverts at the link below:

You can view our campaign social posts on YouTube at the links below:

Click on the link below to listen to our radio adverts:

Online forms

Please use the following forms to notify us of non-licensed work with asbestos or licensed asbestos removal:


Related to Asbestos

Access to information

How to request information from the Health and Safety Executive Northern Ireland including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.