Asbestos Management Plan, Keep It Simple…..

Asbestos Management Plans are a fundamental part of Regulation 4 – Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non Domestic Premises , in fact the whole emphasis is on ‘MANAGING’ your Asbestos. This, however, doesn’t mean that it must be a 100-page document that covers every aspect of your business. If you look at the example Asbestos […]

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Making the Most of Asbestos Re-inspections

Monitoring and recording the condition of known asbestos containing materials, ‘Asbestos Re-Inspections’ , is a key element in the dutyholders responsibilities under Regulation 4 – Duty to Manage Asbestos. But are you making the most of this opportunity to review how asbestos is managed at a site level and the opportunity to improve your Asbestos […]

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Asbestos Audits, the benefits and the pitfalls………

Lets first examine the types of audits that could be conducted. Most audits (and most obvious) will be site based and on your approved contractors; Asbestos Surveyors, Asbestos Analysts and Asbestos Removal Contractors (both licensed and non-licensed). [Product Audit] But consider your site procedures, from the correct signing in of the contractors and visitors, to […]

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Asbestos Survey vs Asbestos Register

Do you need an Asbestos Survey or an Asbestos Register? The simple answer is they are both required and go hand in hand, so why is the ‘Register’ element so often overlooked? Regulation 4 Duty to Manage Asbestos in Non Domestic Premises is quite clear in stating the requirements of the dutyholder: ‘The dutyholder must […]

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