HSE launches ‘Asbestos – Your Duty’ campaign

HSE launches ‘Asbestos – Your Duty’ campaign

HSE’s ‘Asbestos – Your Duty’ campaign targets those responsible for managing asbestos in buildings (dutyholders).

The results of a Freedom of Information request by BBC Wales in late 2021 revealed that around 60% of Welsh schools contain asbestos. However, four councils did not even respond to the request, so the figure is likely to be higher.

To support duty holders, we recently updated our web pages for the duty to manage asbestos in buildings. This includes guidance on:

  • what the legal duty is and the steps required to comply with the law
  • who the duty holder is, depending on the type of building etc, and what they must do
  • new templates of an asbestos management plan and an asbestos register with a site plan
  • examples of how asbestos can be managed across different industries

The campaign provides duty holders with a range of resourcesYou can:

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