If you are the dutyholder, it is your responsibility to ensure that your site is fully compliant with asbestos law.
The duty to manage asbestos is stipulated in Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Failure to comply with these obligations can result in prosecution under the Health and Safety at Work Act, 1974.
Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, the dutyholder must:
Everyone else on site must cooperate with the dutyholder to ensure they can comply with their legal requirements.
The dutyholder is the person or organisation that has clear responsibility for the maintenance or repair of non-domestic premises. If the premises was built or renovated before or during the year 2000, the dutyholder will have legal asbestos responsibilities.Find out more about dutyholders
It’s incredibly important that you comply with asbestos law. There are over 5,000 deaths each year in the UK from asbestos related illnesses, and conditions typically take years to fully develop.
The team at AMC has years of experience and expertise in the field of asbestos management. We can guide you through your legal requirements and manage the entire process on your behalf.
Working with us, you can be confident that you will:
Call 03332 070 788 to talk to us about your compliance with asbestos law.