Proposals on revised Managing and Working with Asbestos Approved Code of Practice

Consultation opened on 18 March 2014. Closing date 13 May 2014.

Summary

This consultative document sets out proposals from HSENI to approve for use in Northern Ireland an updated Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Managing and Working with Asbestos, published by the Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain.

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Consultation description

This consultative document sets out proposals from HSENI to approve for use in Northern Ireland an updated Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) on Managing and Working with Asbestos published by the Health and Safety Executive in Great Britain.

The ACOP and guidance provides practical guidance on how to comply with the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012.

It is relevant to those responsible for maintenance of non-domestic buildings, as well as a wide cross section of employers and employees involved in work activities which may result in asbestos-containing materials being disturbed. 

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