The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Interpretation

    3. 3.Application of these Regulations

  3. PART 2 General requirements

    1. 4.Duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises

    2. 5.Identification of the presence of asbestos

    3. 6.Assessment of work which exposes employees to asbestos

    4. 7.Plans of work

    5. 8.Licensing of work with asbestos

    6. 9.Notification of work with asbestos

    7. 10.Information, instruction and training

    8. 11.Prevention or reduction of exposure to asbestos

    9. 12.Use of control measures etc

    10. 13.Maintenance of control measures etc

    11. 14.Provision and cleaning of protective clothing

    12. 15.Arrangements to deal with accidents, incidents and emergencies

    13. 16.Duty to prevent or reduce the spread of asbestos

    14. 17.Cleanliness of premises and plant

    15. 18.Designated areas

    16. 19.Air monitoring

    17. 20.Standards for air testing and site clearance certification

    18. 21.Standards for analysis

    19. 22.Health records and medical surveillance

    20. 23.Washing and changing facilities

    21. 24.Storage, distribution and labelling of raw asbestos and asbestos waste

  4. PART 3 Prohibitions and related provisions

    1. 25.Interpretation of prohibitions

    2. 26.Prohibitions of exposure to asbestos

    3. 27.Labelling of products containing asbestos

    4. 28.Additional provisions in the case of exceptions and exemptions

  5. PART 4 Miscellaneous

    1. 29.Exemption certificates

    2. 30.Exemptions relating to the Ministry of Defence

    3. 31.Extension outside Great Britain

    4. 32.Existing licences and exemption certificates

    5. 33.Revocations and savings

    6. 34.Defence

    7. 35.Review

  6. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Particulars to be included in a notification

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Appendix 7 to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation – special provisions on the labelling of articles containing asbestos

      1. 1.(1) Subject to sub-paragraphs (2) and (3), the label to...

      2. 2.The dimensions in millimetres of the label referred to in...

      3. 3.The label must be clearly and indelibly printed so that...

      4. 4.(1) Where a product containing asbestos may undergo processing or...

      5. 5.(1) Labelling of packaged and unpackaged products containing asbestos in...

    3. SCHEDULE 3


  7. Explanatory Note