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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Safe removal and disposal of small amounts of asbestos-containing materials
    Safe removal and disposal of small amounts of asbestos-containing materialsIf asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) are removed and handled incorrectly, this could lead to serious risks to health and possible prosecution.Managing the risksTo help you to identify the hazards associated with the removal and disposal of ACMs and the appropriate ways of controlling them, use our example Risk Assessment - Safe Removal and Disposal of Small Amounts of Asbestos-Containing Materials. It covers the generic hazards associated...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Drilling asbestos cement sheets
    Risk assessment - drilling asbestos cement sheetsDrilling asbestos cement sheets can present risks to staff which, left unmanaged, could cause accidents and/or health risks and potentially put you on the wrong side of the law.Managing the risksTo help you identify the hazards associated with drilling asbestos cement sheets, e.g. asbestos dust, incorrect use of handtools etc., and the appropriate ways of controlling them, use our example Risk Assessment - Drilling Asbestos Cement Sheets. It covers the generic...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Asbestos statement (for premises with no identified asbestos)
    Asbestos statement (for premises with no identified asbestos)If you are responsible for the repair and maintenance of your premises, then you have a "duty to manage asbestos", including making an assessment as to whether any is present or could be. The results of the assessment must be recorded - even if you don't think there is any in the building.Stating your caseThe Asbestos Statement can be used to record the reasons which have led to your assessment that there are no asbestos-containing materials in the...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Asbestos surveyor checklist
    Asbestos surveyor checklistWhen appointing an asbestos surveyor you should be cautious as not all those offering such services are up to the job. Use our checklist to make an informed choice.Why you need itAsbestos surveying is only lightly regulated which has left this relatively well paid industry open to abuse. So if you're choosing a surveyor you need to check out their qualifications and experience. That's where our Asbestos Surveyor Checklist comes in. It contains ten key questions to ask before signing...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Accidental release of asbestos instructions
    Accidental release of asbestos instructionsIf your work has the potential to disturb asbestos you'll need to take every reasonable step to prevent this from happening. But just in case your precautions fail, use our template instructions as a back-up plan.Legal backgroundOur Accidental Release of Asbestos Instructions is the one document in your safety manual that you don't want to put into use. However, if there's any chance of an asbestos incident then you must have this type of emergency plan in place. It...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Removing asbestos cement debris
    Safety procedure - removing asbestos cement debrisTo ensure that your staff follow prescribed safe systems of work, you should use a formal safety procedure. This document sets out how asbestos cement debris should be removed. What to do?If you're removing asbestos cement debris, you need to make sure that those involved are kept safe. However, you don't need overly long or complex paperwork to achieve this. To ensure that you give your staff sufficient practical guidance on how you wish the work to be undertaken...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Removing asbestos cement roofing sheets
    Method statement - removing asbestos cement roofing sheetsBecause of the risks associated with asbestos, e.g. exposure to potentially fatal fibres, manual handling etc., you must identify the safe systems of work that your staff should follow.  What to do?If you're working with asbestos, you need to make sure that those involved are safe. To ensure that you give your staff sufficient practical guidance on how you wish the work to be undertaken, use our sample Method Statement - Removing Asbestos Cement Roofing...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Asbestos hotspot checklist
    Asbestos hotspot checklistUnless you know that it's been removed, it's likely that any premises built before 1999 will contain asbestos. As you have a duty to identify if it's present, use our checklist to help locate the most likely areas.Asbestos legislationWhilst asbestos is a hazardous substance, it doesn't come under the COSHH Regulations. Instead, requirements surrounding the management of asbestos can be found under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Whilst these regulations only came into force...
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  • 1,500+ Business Documents - Asbestos in the workplace
    Asbestos in the workplaceUnder the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, you are under a legal duty to identify whether or not there is any asbestos present in your premises. The Health and Safety Executive is increasing the number of spot checks, so use this checklist to help ensure you're not caught out.
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