Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

How much notifiable non-licensed work does a worker need to do before the requirement for a medical applies?

By |2020-10-08T11:39:02+00:00October 8th, 2020||

HSE would expect employers to take a commonsense approach, so if the work was genuinely a one-off, or a very rare occurrence, then it would be disproportionate to require a medical. However, the worker would still need to take all the appropriate precautions and the employer should also be able to provide some evidence that

Why do the requirements in the 2012 regulations for medical surveillance for notifiable non-licensed work have a 3-year transition period?

By |2020-10-08T11:38:32+00:00October 8th, 2020||

There are potentially large numbers of workers, including self employed trades people, involved in notifiable non-licensed work (NNLW) with asbestos, who will now be required to have medical surveillance for the first time. At present, however, there is only a small and limited network of Doctors, who are familiar with asbestos and asbestos-related medicals. The

How do I notify notifiable non-licensed work?

By |2020-10-08T11:37:53+00:00October 8th, 2020||

To determine whether the work you are doing is classified as notifiable non-licensed work (NNLW), check the NNLW information. Once you have confirmed the work is NNLW, you need to notify it to the relevant enforcing authority. Do this online, via a computer or Smartphone, at the online notifications form. All three possible enforcing authorities

What is notifiable non-licensed work (NNLW)?

By |2020-10-08T11:36:26+00:00October 8th, 2020||

Notifiable non-licensed work (NNLW) is a particular category of non-licensed work that imposes extra requirements on employers. For NNLW, employers also have additional requirements to: notify work with asbestos to the relevant enforcing authority designate (identify) areas where the work is being done ensure medical examinations are carried out maintain registers of work (health records)

What changed in the asbestos regulations in 2012?

By |2020-10-08T11:35:40+00:00October 8th, 2020||

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 came into force on 6 April 2012, updating previous asbestos regulations to take account of the European Commission's view that the UK had not fully implemented the EU Directive on exposure to asbestos (Directive 2009/148/EC). In practice the changes are fairly limited. They mean that some types of non-licensed

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