New Asbestos ACoP Published

Managing and working with asbestos. Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Approved Code of Practice and Guidance

This new publication contains guidance on the of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the Approved  Code of Practice (ACOP).  Two ACOPs, L127 (The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises) and L143 (Work with materials containing asbestos) have been consolidated into this single revised ACOP (known as L127 second edition, published 2012).

The ACOP  L143 (second edition) revisions include clearer legal compliance for duty holders, but also include the changes introduced in The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 which replaced and updated the earlier Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 (which came into force on 6th April 2012).  These regulations contain new guidance on certain types of non-licensable work with asbestos on notification of work; designating areas where you are working on asbestos; medical surveillance and record keeping.

We are experienced in the independent impartial assessment and surveying of asbestos, and have successfully completed surveys for many industrial & commercial units, grandstands (leisure industry), churches, hospitals, care-homes and residential properties. All our Surveyors have attained accreditation from the British Occupational Hygiene Society P402  Building Surveying and Bulk Sampling, and P405 Management of Asbestos in buildings and undertake Asbestos Surveys, in accordance with the Health & Safety Executive publication HSG264 and undertake annual refresher training as required by CAR2012. Further information can be found on our “Asbestos Surveys” page.

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