Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002, regulation 4 comes into force

Implementation date: 21 May 2004

Regulation 4 requires anyone with maintenance and repair responsibilities for a workplace to take reasonable steps to locate materials likely to contain asbestos; keep an up-to-date written record of the location of these materials; monitor the condition of these materials; assess the risk of exposure from asbestos and materials that are presumed to be asbestos; and prepare and implement a plan to control these risks. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.
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