619. Identification of presence of asbestos and assessment of work exposing employees to it.

619.     Identification of presence of asbestos and assessment of work exposing employees to it.

An employer1 must not undertake work in demolition, maintenance, or any other work which exposes or is liable to expose employees of that employer2 to asbestos3 in respect of any premises4 unless either:

(1)     that employer has carried out a suitable and sufficient assessment as to whether asbestos, what type of asbestos, contained in what material and in what condition is present or is liable to be present in those premises; or

(2)     if there is doubt as to whether asbestos is present in those