Asbestos (ACM) Product Chart
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The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2002 came into force on 21st May 2004. The main thrust of the regulations is to protect all who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, including those in the building and allied trades.
Regulation 4 requires Duty Holders to:- identify any Asbestos Containing Materials (
- presume that materials contain asbestos unless there is strong evidence that they do not;
- keep up to date records of the location and condition of the ACMs or presumed
- prepare a detailed plan of how the risk of the ACMs or presumed
- periodically review and monitor the management plan and the steps targeted at implementing the plan;
- provide information on the location and condition of the material to anyone likely to work on or disturb the
If you own, occupy, manage or have responsibilities for non-domestic premises you will have either a legal duty to manage the risk from this
The ACM Chart provides a simple reference to products containing asbestos, describing their use and the
Asbestos, however, has been used in many other materials. If in doubt, and unless you have strong evidence to the contrary, you should presume that the material contains asbestos.
Some material clearly does not contain asbestos - glass, solid wooden doors, floorboards, bricks and stone.
This Asbestos (ACM) Product Chart template is in open format. Either enter the requisite details in the highlighted fields or adjust the wording to suit your purposes.