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Asbestos: The Survey Guide

Guidance Document Aids Companies in Dealing with Asbestos Risk

HSG 264 "Asbestos: The Survey Guide" was published on 29 January 2010

This heavily illustrated publication replaces and expands on MDHS100, Surveying, sampling and assessment of asbestos-containing materials. It is aimed at people carrying out asbestos surveys and people with specific responsibilities for managing asbestos in non-domestic premises under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006. The book covers competence and quality assurance and surveys, including: survey planning, carrying out surveys, the survey report and the dutyholder’s use of the survey information. It includes extensive appendices and references.

It is available free to download at this link, or can be purchased from HSE Books also at this link:

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