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Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 state that there is a legal requirement to have a management plan in place if your building contains asbestos.
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 Regulation 4 Duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises.
This regulation covers the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises. It requires dutyholders to identify the location and condition of asbestos in non-domestic premises and to manage the risk to prevent harm to anyone who works on the building or to building occupants. It also explains what is required of people who have a duty to co-operate with the main dutyholder to enable them to comply with the regulation. Non-domestic premises include the common parts of domestic premises.
The main dutyholder is required to ensure that a written plan is prepared that shows where the ACM is located and how it will be managed to prevent exposure to asbestos, including to contractors and other workers who may carry out work on the fabric of the building that could disturb the ACM. This plan then needs to be put into action and communicated to those affected. The dutyholder needs to ensure the plan is reviewed regularly and updated as circumstances change, in consultation with all those who may be affected.
How can IOM assist?
IOM can advise and support you in developing an asbestos management plan to suit your specific requirements, as well as provide support with its implementation, and offer advice on changes and updates.
To locate the presence of asbestos in your premises we can carry out an asbestos survey (hyperlink to surveys section)
Help to complete Priority Risk Assessments based on survey findings which will enable you to prioritize remediation work on asbestos containing materials
Assistance with creation of asbestos management plans and policies
Advice on asbestos remediation and removal; Reinspections of known and presumed asbestos containing materials
We can provide IATP accredited bespoke asbestos awareness training, tailored to your company’s needs (hyperlink to training)
For HSE advice on management of asbestos in buildings please refer to http://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/priced/hsg227.pdf