Asbestos Removal Contractors Association

The Asbestos Removal Contractors Association was formed on 01/07/1980 and support asbestos removal contractors and associated businesses in the UK, providing advice, guidance and training.

ARCA House
Unit 1 Stretton Business Park 2
Brunel Drive
Stretton
Burton upon Trent
DE13 0BY
UK
Website: www.arca.org.uk
Email: info@arca.org.uk
Tel: 01283 566467

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Series details Title Year Status
Clients responsibilities regarding the management of asbestos projects 2013 Green
Control of asbestos regulations 2006. A change in the law relating to when an asbestos licence is required 2006 Red
GN 1 Guidance on monitoring of airborne asbestos fibre 2015 Green
GN 2 Guidance on clients responsibilities on appointing asbestos contractors 2015 Green
GN 3 Guidance on the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) for work with asbestos 2015 Green
GN 3 Guidance on the selection of personal protective equipment for work with asbestos 2013 Red
GN 5 Guidance for working with textured decorative coatings containing asbestos 2015 Green
GN 6 Guidance on air management in asbestos enclosures 2015 Green
GN 7 Guidance on electrical isolations and asbestos work 2015 Green
GN 9 Guidance on the provision of welfare facilities for asbestos work 2015 Green
GN 10 Guidance for the encapsulation of asbestos containing materials 2015 Green
GN 12 Guidance for other trades and live enclosures 2016 Green
GN 13 Guidance for personal air monitoring 2016 Green
GN 20 Selection and monitoring of asbestos removal contractors advice for clients 2009 Red
RGU 1 Air monitoring 1996 Red
RGU 1 Recommended guidelines for monitoring of airborne asbestos fibre 2003 Red
RGU 1 Recommended guidelines on monitoring of airborne asbestos fibre 2008 Red
RGU 2(a) Disposal of asbestos waste - environmental legislation 1997 Red
RGU 2(b) Disposal of asbestos waste - carriage of asbestos waste 1997 Red
RGU 2 Recommended guidelines for the correct carriage and disposal of asbestos wastes 2006 Red
RGU 3 Guidance on the selection of protective clothing for work with materials containing asbestos 2003 Red
RGU 3 Guidance on the selection of protective clothing for work with materials containing asbestos 2008 Red
RGU 3 Selection, care and maintenance of protective clothing when working with asbestos (Revision No 6) 2001 Red
RGU 4 Selection, care and maintenance of respiratory protection equipment (RPE) for use during asbestos removal operations 2009 Red
RGU 4 Selection, care and maintenance of respiratory protection equipment (RPE) recommended for use during asbestos removal operations 2009 Red
RGU 4 Selection, care and maintenance of respiratory protection equipment (RPE) recommended for use during asbestos removal operations (Revision No 4) 2001 Red
RGU 4 Selection, care and maintenance of respiratory protection equipment (RPE) recommended for use during asbestos removal operations (Revision No 8) 2004 Red
RGU 5 Management of asbestos removal contracts 1995 Red
RGU 5 Recommended guidelines on commissioning, conducting or interpreting a Type 3 asbestos survey 2007 Red
RGU 6 Recommended guidelines for selection, use and maintenance of filtered air extraction equipment (negative pressure units) (Revision No 6) 2003 Red
RGU 6 Selection, use and maintenance of filtered air extraction equipment (negative pressure units) (Revision No 4) 1997 Red
RGU 7 Asbestos removal operations under heat stress conditions (Revision No 3) 1994 Red
RGU 8 Personal decontamination procedures when working with asbestos 1994 Red
RGU 8 Recommended guidelines for personal decontamination procedures when working with asbestos 2006 Red
RGU 9 When to use electron microscopy for the final analysis of airborne asbestos fibres (revision No 2) 1994 Red
RGU 10 Encapsulation of asbestos based products (Revision No 1) 1994 Red
RGU 10 Encapsulation of asbestos containing materials 2008 Red
RGU 11 Asbestos removal in confined spaces 1998 Red
RGU 11 Guidance note for asbestos removal in confined spaces 2003 Red
RGU 11 Guidance note for asbestos removal in confined spaces 2007 Red
RGU 12 COSHH assessments - the asbestos removal contractors responsibilities (Revision No 1) 1995 Red
RGU 12 Recommended guidelines for COSHH assessments 2003 Red
RGU 12 Recommended guidelines for COSHH assessments 2009 Red
RGU 13 Decontamination and workshop facilities for the maintenance and testing of type 'H' vacuum cleaners and other plant which has been used on asbestos 1996 Red
RGU 14 Dust suppression (Revision No 3) 2001 Red
RGU 15 Guideline on the implications of the construction (design and management) regulations 1994 for work involving asbestos material 2003 Red
RGU 15 Implications of the construction (design and management) regulations 1994 for work involving asbestos material 1996 Red
RGU 16 Guidance on assessments and plans of work 1999 Red
RGU 16 Recommended guidance on risk assessments, notifications waivers and plans of work 2004 Red
RGU 16 Recommended guidelines for assessments, notifications, waivers and plans of work for notifiable work under the Control of asbestos regulations 2006 2008 Red
RGU 17 Recommended guidelines for working with asbestos-containing textured coatings ('Artex' type) 2002 Red
RGU 17 Recommended guidelines for working with asbestos-containing textured decorative coatings 2007 Red
RGU 17 Working with asbestos-containing textured coatings ('Artex' type) 2000 Red
RGU 18 Recommended guidelines for working with asbestos insulating board 2003 Red
RGU 18 Working with asbestos insulating board 1999 Red
RGU 19 Recommended guidelines for record keeping 2003 Red
RGU 20 Recommended guidelines for managing work with asbestos containing materials 2003 Red
RGU 23 Recommended guidelines for risk assessments 2006 Red

 

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