Publications listed below provide the necessary knowledge required by licensed asbestos contractors. Whilst contractors will need an appropriate level of awareness and understanding of all relevant legislation and guidance, the Approved Code of Practice L143and all publications listed in the section "Detailed guidance for work with asbestos" will be of particular importance to licence holders. It is expected that applicants will have copies of these documents available for reference.
HSE publications can be purchased from HSE books.
Where possible HSE will provide a PDF version of documents. These documents can be viewed on your computer or printed on your own printer.
Policy Statement: Our approach to permissioning regimes.
Asbestos Licence Amendment, Assessment and Revocation Guide (ALAARG). Please consult the asbestos licensing web pages for this and other relevant information.
Detailed guidance concerning health and safety management
Detailed guidance for work with asbestos
Asbestos Liaison Group (ALG)
The ALG is an industry specific group setting standards for the industry and producing guidance. Information and guidance (including ALG memos) is available.
Relevant Health and Safety Executive (HSE) leaflets for work with asbestos
INDG223 (rev3) A short guide to managing asbestos in premises (2002)
ISBN 0 7176 2564 8
Information on training standards is now available via the following link.
Asbestos training standards