In Australia air monitoring is mandatory (Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007) when removing asbestos and any material containing asbestos. The air must be monitored by certified professionals and the area to be monitored should include inside and the surrounding areas. This air monitoring during Cooling tower risk management plans must be carried out immediately before, during and after the removal.
* Evaluate control measures when removing asbestos,
* Provide clearance for an asbestos removals site to be deemed fit for re-occupancy and,
* Estimate exposure to employees and people within a certain area.