Asbestos » Industrial

There is a legal duty for owners and managers of Industrial premises to undertake proper and professional asbestos inspections to identify asbestos containing materials within building structures.

You must presume the presence of asbestos until proven otherwise.

You must:
  • Assess whether premises contain asbestos
  • Assess the risk from asbestos
  • Take action to manage the risk from asbestos
Calling in an expert organisation trained in safely removing debris from interior and exterior structures is the least time-consuming and most cost-effective and practical solution.

An estimated 1.3 million employees are exposed to asbestos in construction and general industry; the heaviest exposures are from the removal of asbestos during renovation and demolition.

Under current legislation (Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations 2006) there is a duty on employers to identify any Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) before commencing demolition, building maintenance or removal works, if there is any doubt that asbestos is present then the employer must follow the current legislative steps to identify the presence of asbestos.

Action Asbestos can identify your requirements to comply with regulations.

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