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Asbestos in soil and made ground good practice site guide

Publication C765

CIRIA, 2017
Asbestos in soil and made ground good practice site guide

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Provides practical advice for those working on site who might come into contact with soils potentially containing asbestos, covering unexpected discovery and detailing key actions, risk assessment and record keeping. Looks at the requirements and differences for licensed and unlicensed work, actions to be taken for licensed work, notifications and mandatory actions for non-licensed work. Also covers: control measures, training, sampling and analysis, legislation and further guidance.


Studds, P. and Bell, M.


Based on research project RP1015. See also: C733 Asbestos in soil and made ground: a guide to understanding and managing risks (CIRIA, 2014).




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CIRIA was formerly known as the Construction Industry Research and Information Association. They are a member-based research and information organisation who publish reports and technical papers covering building and civil engineering as well as transport and utilities infrastructure.



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