The asbestos guide provides an overview of asbestos removal work: how it differs from other construction work and the special prevention measures required for the safe removal of asbestos. The guide was produced taking into account the current legislation. It provides general information about asbestos, about working with asbestos and about the health hazards. It support users in planning asbestos work and in ensuring a safe working place when working with asbestos. There is a section on personal protective equipment, including breathing protection and protective clothes, and another section deals with asbestos waste in emergency situations.