Given the complex nature of asbestos removals, we have put together an A-Z of common terms. Although this list doesn’t cover everything, it offers an insight into some of the of the common terms used when talking about asbestos.
ACM Asbestos Containing Material. This can be a product or material containing any amount or percentage of asbestos by volume. ACMs come in many different forms and contain varying levels of asbestos fibres. ACOP Approved Code of Practice, a document giving practical guidance on compliance. ACOP L143, ‘Managing and working with asbestos’, specifically relates to […]