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.