Model Code of Practice: How to safely remove asbestos


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This model Code of Practice sets out the legal duties for licensed and unlicensed asbestos removal. 

This Code is for people involved in asbestos removal at work, including at residential premises. It applies if you: 

  • hired someone to remove asbestos 

  • are affected by asbestos removal work at your workplace.  

To have legal effect in a jurisdiction, a model Code of Practice must be approved as a code of practice there. Check with the relevant regulator to see if this model Code of Practice has been adopted.  

Check with your regulator to find out if this Code of Practice has legal effect in your jurisdiction. 

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