Health and Safety in Employment (Asbestos) Regulations 1998

  • revoked
  • Health and Safety in Employment (Asbestos) Regulations 1998: revoked, on 4 April 2016, by regulation 100 of the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 (LI 2016/15).
18 Certificates of competence for restricted work involving asbestos


This regulation applies to every place of work under the control of an employer at which employees carry out work involving asbestos.


Every employer must take all practicable steps to ensure that every employee who undertakes restricted work—


holds a certificate of competence; or


is working under the direct supervision of a person who holds such a certificate.