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Asbestos health and safety

Asbestos health and safety

Asbestos is the single greatest cause of work-related deaths in the UK. This site provides health and safety advice and guidance so that those who may be exposed to asbestos at work know what to do to protect themselves and others.

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Revised Regulations April 2012

Find out more about the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

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Managing and working with asbestos

Understand your responsibilities and how to protect yourself and others.

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HSE's revised Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP) Managing and working with asbestos

Following a three month consultation period the Asbestos Approved Code of Practice (ACOP) has been revised. This is to make it easier for employers to understand and meet their legal obligations. The presentation and language has also been updated wherever possible.

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Updated 2013-12-19