Asbestos

Asbestos guidance:

Summary In March 2014, the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) issued new guidance for the management of risks associated with the presence...

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1 Definitions Asbestos means asbestos or asbestos-containing materials of any sort whatsoever Asbestos Claim means a claim arising, at any time before the date by which...

Precedents

Produced in partnership with DLA Piper UK LLP 1 The Vendor shall indemnify and keep indemnified the Purchaser against any and all Asbestos Liabilities. Asbestos...

Precedents

Legal requirements There is a legal presumption that any non-domestic buildings (and the common parts of domestic buildings) whose construction was completed before 2000...

Practice Note

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR 2012) place various duties on employers to protect employees from risks related to exposure to asbestos and make it clear...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Penalties The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, SI 2012/632 (‘CAR’) were made under Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974, s 15 (‘HSWA 1974’). They are an example...

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Identifying asbestos waste Asbestos exists in a number of forms and is toxic and carcinogenic (a cancer-causing material). It can be very damaging to human health and the...

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