Managing my asbestos
Introduction - Overview of the scheme, Checklist
Are you responsible for maintenance or repair?
Does the duty to manage apply to you and your premises?
Was it built before 2000, are you on a brownfield site or do you use old
What information do you have already? - Did you look at building plans, previous asbestos surveys and any other
Did you inspect your building? - Create an asbestos register to list where asbestos may be present.
Determining priorities for action - Use a scoring tool to work out what needs doing first.
Decide how to deal with the different types of asbestos - Use the online tool on how to treat the different types of asbestos, eg
sprayed asbestos, asbestos cement.
Did you write your asbestos management plan - The plan brings together your asbestos register, plans of work and
Testing for asbestos - If work is required, you need to test for asbestos first.
Did you tell people what you’re doing - You need to tell employees, contractors and maintenance workers
about your findings.
Getting work done - Does the work need a licensed contractor?
Keep your records up to date - If any work is done on asbestos, your records need updating, and you
need regular checks on the state of the asbestos.