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The role of Asbestos Licensing Unit

ALU's role is to set national standards for assessment and to encourage those involved in the assessment process to adopt a consistent line, to ensure standards are applied fairly and without prejudice.

The ALU team monitors the work of licence-holders across Great Britain by collating all the information received from all site visits and assessments.  It then builds a performance history to inform the decision to renew/issue a licence to a particular licence-holder.

In addition to standard enforcement action the following sanctions are available to ALU to address licence-holder poor performance:

Updated 2021-03-01