HSE Revising Asbestos Remediation Codes

The Approved Codes of Practice for working with asbestos-containing materials are being consolidated.

Britain's Health and Safety Executive is taking comments until Sept. 30 on its proposed consolidated version of the Approved Code of Practice (L143) -- Work with materials containing asbestos Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006, incorporating the Approved Code of Practice (L127) -- The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises.

The Approved Code of Practice has been revised in response to Professor Löfstedt's independent review of health and safety legislation, "Reclaiming health and safety for all," intended to make changes so it will be easier for employers to understand and meet their legal obligations.

HSE said significant revisions that have been made include:

  • Material supporting regulations 2, 3, 9, and 22, revised to reflect changes to the law on notification of certain non-licensed work with asbestos and consequent arrangements for segregation of asbestos work areas, medical examinations for employees, and keeping health records
  • Material supporting regulation 10, reviewed and updated to help employers understand what they need to do to provide information, instruction, and training for employees
  • Revisions made to the Control of Asbestos Regulations to reflect changes made in 2012

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - March 2019

    March 2019

    Featuring:

    • HEARING PROTECTION
      Not Your Grandpa's Ear Muffs 
    • FALL PROTECTION
      Far Too Many Fatal Falls
    • DRUG TESTING
      Marijuana in the Workplace
    • FALL PREVENTION
      Ladder Safety Tips
    View This Issue