Why a National Asbestos Database Can and Should be Established

The HSE asserts that ‘It is not clear what additional benefits a national [asbestos] database would have over [existing practice]. [...] any such national system would be hard to achieve and very difficult to maintain'.

This paper challenges the HSE position, arguing that a national asbestos database would bring a range of benefits.

Furthermore, it proclaims that new technology may be used to feasibly create and maintain a national database.

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