We provide advice on all aspects of asbestos removal work from domestic and commercial to large scale industrial and public authority contracts. We carry insurance and training to enable us to carry out Non-Licensed works.
We specialise in providing advice to:
- General Public
- Local Authorities
- Housing Associations
- National Health Service
- Universities & Colleges
- Demolition Contractors
- Factories & Retailers
- Building Surveyors
- Insurance Companies
As an organisation thinking or planning asbestos removal works on your property or your site, you may be unaware of your statutory legal obligations.
All work on any site must be carried out in line with all relevant Regulations and Codes of Practice including: all or some of the following.
STANDARD HEALTH AND SAFETY
- Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 (as amended)
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regs 1999
- Person Protective Equipment 1992
- Provision Use of Work Equipment Regs1998
- The Waste Management Regs 2006
- The Waste Management Licensing Regs 1994
- Working at Height Regs 2005
- The Confined Space Regs 1997
- The Noise at Work Regs 1989
- The Construction Design and Management Regs 2007
- RIDDOR 1995
- Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002 as amended 2004
- Hazardous Waste Regulations 2005 as amended
- The Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulations 2009
- The Site Waste Management Plans Regulations 2008
- Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
- Approved Code of Practice “Work with materials containing asbestos” (L143).
- HSG53 “Respiratory protective equipment at work: A practical guide” (2007).
- HSG173 “Monitoring strategies for toxic substances” (2006).
- HSG189/2 “Working with asbestos cement” (1999).
- HSG247 “Asbestos: the licensed contractors’ guide”
- HSG248 “Asbestos: The analysts’ guide for sampling, analysis and clearance procedures.”
- INDG288 “Selection of suitable respiratory protective equipment for work with asbestos” (Rev 1 2003).
- INDG289 “Working with asbestos in buildings” (1999).
- HSG213 “Introduction to Asbestos Essentials” (2001)
- HSG210 “Asbestos Essentials — Task Manual” (2001)
- “Asbestos and man-made mineral fibres in buildings”, DETR booklet (2000)
Whilst your in house H&S personnel will be familiar with the first section, ACMS can audit your asbestos contractor to ensure their compliance along with your statutory duties as an employer, for the second section.
Overiew Of Asbestos Removal Prodecures US 1999