ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT. Ron Reid, Partner. What is Asbestos?. Asbestos is the name used for a range of natural minerals. There are three main types of asbestos: blue (crocidolite); brown (amosite); white (chrysotile). The type of asbestos cannot be identified just by its colour.
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Asbestos is the name used for a range of natural minerals. There are three main types of asbestos: blue (crocidolite); brown (amosite); white (chrysotile).
The type of asbestos cannot be identified just by its colour.
Some products have one type of asbestos in them while others have mixtures of two or more
All types of asbestos can be dangerous
You are most likely to find it in installations built or refurbished
before 2000. The most common uses for asbestos were:
Anyone who disturbs asbestos containing materials by working on them or near them.
The Regulations apply to all work with asbestos materials carried out by employers, the self‑employed and employees. They apply to all work with asbestos whether it requires a licence or not.
Prevent exposure so far as is reasonably
If exposure remains above the control limit:
Apart from a few exceptions, where employee is
Dutyholders Assessment of Asbestos:
The Written plan :
(including Work Related Road Risk )
- using a mobile phone
- eating or drinking at wheel
- applying make-up
Current examples of police interest –
Priority sectors -
What are the implications?
held and repeatedly expressed but
nevertheless, is not carried through into
action, is as much protection from danger
as no concern at all"
Clapham Junction railway accident inquiry