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Guidance on the provision of welfare facilities for asbestos work

Guidance Note 9

Guidance on the provision of welfare facilities for asbestos work

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Guidance Note


Summarising the key points for providing welfare facilities, in reference to the requirements of the Construction (design and management) regulations 2015 (CDM 2015), covering the basic requirements, decontamination units (DCUs), small scale/short-duration asbestos works and clarifying responsibilities.


GN9, GN 9.


Publisher History

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association was formed on 01/07/1980 and support asbestos removal contractors and associated businesses in the UK, providing advice, guidance and training.



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