Removing Asbestos In Workplaces - Compliance Code
Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act 2004 (Act), people are able to meet their duties under the Act and regulations made under the Act by complying with the related part of an approved Compliance Code.
On 18 June 2017 the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2007 (old Regulations) will be repealed and replaced by the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations 2017 (new Regulations). Complying with a Compliance Code made in relation to the old Regulations may not necessarily mean compliance with a duty under the new Regulations.
This Compliance Code continues to be available as a source of practical guidance, and will contribute to industry state of knowledge, to assist those who must comply with health and safety laws.
Keycode: WCC002/01/07.08 - web only
Current Version: 1.0
Date First Published: 18 September 2008
Summary: This compliance code is aimed at asbestos removalists – both licensed and those that perform permitted limited asbestos work without a licence. It should be read in conjunction with Part 4.3 – Asbestos – of the Regulations.