The Duty to Manage Asbestos:

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

Part of this regulation is the “Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises” If you are responsible for any Non-Domestic property, it is your legal duty to have put into practice reasonable steps to:

  • Ascertain if there are any Asbestos Containing Materials (A.C.M.s) on the premises.
  • Determine the type and condition of any such Asbestos materials.
  • Presume materials contain Asbestos unless there is strong evidence to suggest otherwise.
  • Assess the risk of disturbance/exposure of any Asbestos Containing Materials.
  • Prepare and implement a written plan on how the risks are to be managed.
  • Monitor, review, and update the Asbestos management plan periodically.

These are just some of the duties under the new legislation

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The Duty to manage asbestos; (Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012) can seem complex, but it need not be a minefield.