Decree No. 2012-639 of 4 May 2012
relating to asbestos exposure risks (NOR: ETST1208459D) imposed a number of obligations regarding the protection of workers against the risks of exposure to asbestos.
This decree has just been completed by an Order of 8 April 2013
on technical requirements, preventive measures and to set up collective means of protection to be
implemented by companies during operations involving exposure to asbestos
: employers and workers who perform removal work or encapsulation of materials containing asbestos or perform interventions on materials that may cause the release of asbestos fibers.
Protection of workers against the risks of exposure to asbestos.
When in force
: the text shall enter into force on 1 July 2013.
specified in the order under section R. 4412-111 and R. 4412-113 of the Labour Code, the technical rules and to set up collective means of protection to be
implemented by companies during operations involving a risk of exposure to asbestos.
For your information, you will also find the guide published by INRS Prevention. The link leads directly to the INRS website or document can be downloaded in PDF format.
WORK OF WITHDRAWAL OR ENCAPSULATING MATERIALS CONTAINING ASBESTOS