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What are the permitted removal methods for removing a façade coating containing asbestos?


Asbestos-containing paint can be removed by wet sand blasting when using tightly hooded scaffolding.

Asbestos-containing paint and coating can be chiselled off when using an enclosure.

Asbestos-cement tiles can be removed by detaching them while intact or by using an enclosure.

If you want to use a method of asbestos removal that is not mentioned in legislation, there needs to be researched data on the functionality of the method. The requirement is that the level of safety can be guaranteed to be at least as good as when using an approved method.

17 Oct 2023