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Regulation 24


No person may—

(a) sell, donate, reuse, reinstall or recycle any asbestos or asbestos-containing materials;

(b) clean or prepare surfaces of asbestos cement materials;

(c) temporarily store any asbestos or asbestos-containing materials for longer than three months after completion of       asbestos removal work, before final disposal;

(d) temporarily store asbestos-containing materials destined for disposal, which are uncovered or unprotected or                stored in a manner that may contaminate ground or water systems or may cause the release of asbestos dust;

(e) use compressed air or permit the use of compressed air to remove asbestos dust from any surface or person; 

(f) use electrical power tools, such as angle grinders, or any other fastmoving equipment to cut, grind or drill                       asbestos-containing material;

(g) smoke, eat, drink or keep food or beverages in a regulated asbestos area or require or permit any other person to       smoke, eat, drink or keep food or beverages in such area;

(h) vacuum asbestos dust using vacuum cleaning equipment other than vacuum cleaning equipment with a filtration         efficiency of at least 99 percent for particles one micrometer in size; or

(i) carry out any demolition work before all asbestos and asbestos-containing building material has been identified in the inventory of asbestos in place, safely removed or otherwise controlled, as far as is reasonably practicable, so as to eliminate the uncontrolled release of asbestos and asbestos dust.

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