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Flow Chart

Asbestos Knowledge Base

Within the HSE guidance document "A comprehensive guide to managing asbestos in Premises" the following immediate and continuing actions are set out in a flow chart. Readers should refer to the source document which includes information on the stepped approach both in the forward and in the body of the booklet.

  • Step 1
    Confirm what you already know about the ACMs on your premises and review how you are currently managing them.
  • Step 2
    Prevent work on your premises that may disturb the fabric of the building until measures to control the risk have been implemented.
  • Step 3
    Carry out an initial inspection for damage and disturbance of materials and take immediate action to control these.
  • Step 4
    Develop a strategy for compliance.
  • Step 5
    Carry out a risk assessment of your ACMs to set priorities for management.
  • Step 6
    Develop a long term management plan.
  • Step 7
    Monitor and review the management plan.