Managing my asbestos - A step by step guide

12. Keep your records up to date

You should always keep your records up to date.

  • Update the asbestos register whenever you have work done on asbestos materials.
  • Check materials at least once a year to make sure they haven't deteriorated.
  • Check against your asbestos register and identify
    • who is going to make these checks
    • when, and
    • why they are able to do the work, eg training.
  • Update your asbestos management plan and date it.
  • Warn everyone - employees and contractors - to check the asbestos register whenever work may disturb asbestos materials. They must ask the manager or supervisor.

You have now completed a 'Managing my Asbestos' risk assessment. You have all the documentation necessary to fulfil your duty to manage the asbestos in your premises.

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Updated 2023-05-16