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Published 17 April 2014
Last updated 10 February 2021 + show all updates

  1. Added ‘Reinforced autoclaved aerated concrete in roofing in schools’.

  2. Added a link to the asbestos management assurance process report.

  3. Added new health and safety guidance for schools.

  4. First published.