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The regulation of asbestos in commercial buildings is contained with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, SI 2012/632 (the Regulations) which came into effect in April 2012. It is best practice to read the Regulations, SI 2012/632, in conjunction with the Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) published by the health and safety executive (HSE).
To manage the risks from asbestos in non-domestic premises, a duty holder is required to carry out a ‘suitable and sufficient’ assessment to determine whether asbestos or asbestos-containing material is, or is liable to be present in the premises (the Regulations, SI 2012/632, reg 4(3)). This will include the duty to:
determine whether asbestos is present in a building or is likely to be present
manage any asbestos that is or is likely to be present
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