Asbestos (ACM) Residential Classification Chart HS.ACM.02
The Asbestos (ACM) Residential Classification Chart is required if you own, occupy, manage or have responsibilities for non-domestic premises as you will have either: a legal duty to manage the risk from ACMs, or a duty to co-operate with whoever manages these risks.
The Regulations define Duty Holders as all persons who control, manage, own, occupy or have responsibilities for workplace/non-domestic premises. This covers those parties that have legal responsibility for maintenance and repair of those premises.
The terms and conditions of each commercial lease will define who is the Duty Holder. This is based on the party having "control" of a specified area.
The Asbestos (ACM) Residential Classification Chart is derived from the Approved Code of Practice to Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations2002 and responses from the HSE to questions put by RICS. It categorises different types of residential buildings, their mode of occupation and their constituent rooms/parts so that each can then be noted as either domestic or non-domestic for purposes of the new regulation.
This Asbestos Residential Classification Chart template is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.