This consultative document seeks views on HSE's 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 (ACOP) has been revised in response to Professor Löfstedt's independent review of health and safety legislation 'Reclaiming health and safety for all'. The consultation aims to establish if the changes make it easier for employers to understand and meet their legal obligations.
The significant revisions and other changes of note that have been made include:
The revised ACOP has been prepared by HSE in consultation with representatives from across industry. The ACOPs have been consolidated in response to Professor Löfstedt’s independent review of health and safety legislation 'Reclaiming health and safety for all'.
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This consultation began on 8 July 2013 and ended on 30 September 2013.
Responses should be sent by 30 September 2013 to: