You will require this code if you perform asbestos removal work. People who carry out asbestos removal work must understand how to perform the work safely and meet the requirements of the regulations.
This code provides guidance on how asbestos removalists can meet their regulatory obligations.
This code of practice is a Compliance Code. Compliance Codes are made to provide practical guidance to persons who have occupational health and safety duties or obligations.
Compliance with this code of practice is not mandatory. Failure to comply with a Compliance Code does not give rise to civil or criminal liability. However, meeting the requirements of a compliance code means that you have fulfilled your occupational health and safety duties and obligations in relation to the matters covered by the compliance code.
Please consult the responsible agency for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required by your business.