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Asbestos in soil and made ground: a guide to understanding and managing risks: ready reference

Special Publication SP 168

CIRIA, 2014
Asbestos in soil and made ground: a guide to understanding and managing risks: ready reference

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Special Publication


A useful ready reference to accompany the main document C733. Summarises the main themes: air monitoring and analysis of asbestos in air, appointing consultants, contractors and specialists, types of asbestos, uses and products, the effects of asbestos on health, complying with the Control of asbestos regulations (CAR) 2012, existing guidance and legislation, exposure estimation, risk: assessment, management and evaluation, conceptual site models, release of airborne fibres from ACSs, remediation, soil sampling and analysis of asbestos in soil.


Nathanail, P. et al


Based on research project RP961. A companion document to C733: Asbestos in soil and made ground: a guide to understanding and managing risks (CIRIA, 2014).




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