|Read the article on the UKATA website|
It's well worth a read - do click here: https://www.ukata.org.uk/news/openasbestos-open-standard-asbestos-data-sharing/
If you would like to more, visit https://www.openasbestos.org/.
PS You should also ask your asbestos software provider if your asbestos system is OpenAsbestos compliant (Alpha Tracker is, of course!) - and ask them why not, if not!