Materials containing asbestos; notification of activities

Activities involving materials containing asbestos must be notified in advance to the responsible trade supervisory office.

Description

Prerequisites

Demolition, renovation and maintenance work on materials containing asbestos may only be carried out by specialist companies. At least one competent person authorized to give instructions must be active on site during the work. Certificates of competence are valid for a period of 6 years. More detailed information on the expert training courses can be found in Annexes 3 and 4 of TRGS 519.

Demolition and remediation work on materials containing asbestos in weakly bound form may only be carried out by specialist companies that have official approval.

Mandatory occupational health care in accordance with the Ordinance on Occupational Health Care must have been carried out before the start of work for all employees who carry out activities with materials containing asbestos.

Procedure

Object-related notifications are to be addressed to the trade supervisory office responsible for the location of the object (e.g. construction site).

Company-related notifications are to be addressed to the trade supervisory office responsible for the company's registered office.

In the case of small-scale work, the place and time notification is required in addition to the company-related notification. This notification must be sent to the trade supervisory office responsible for the location of the object (e.g. construction site).

Please use the available forms to prepare the notification.

Special notes

Company-related notifications must be made again in the event of significant changes or after 6 years at the latest.

A copy of the notification must be sent to the responsible statutory accident insurance institution (e.g. BG BAU).

Deadlines

Activities involving materials containing asbestos must be notified to the responsible trade supervisory office on an object-related (Annex 1.3 TRGS 519) or company-related (Annex 1.1 TRGS 519) basis no later than 7 days before the start of the work.

When notifying the place and time (Annex 1.2 TRGS 519) in addition to the company-related notification, no deadline must be observed. This notification can be made at short notice.

In urgent cases, the responsible trade supervisory office can agree to a shortening of the deadline. For this purpose, a reduction of the deadline can be applied for via the online procedure. In the event of approval, the applicant will receive a permit from the trade supervisory office to shorten the deadline. Costs will be charged for the approval. The work may only be started after receipt of the approval.

Required documents

  • Risk assessment / work plan

    according to appendix 1.4 TRGS 519

  • Supplementary information for demolition and remediation work on weakly bound products

    according to appendix 1.5 TRGS 519

  • Operating instructions

    see sample in appendix 1.6 and 1.7 TRGS 519

  • Certificate of competence

    according to appendix 3 and 4 TRGS 519

Forms

Please select a location in "Localization" so that the address of the responsible authority can be filled in.

Online procedures

Fees

  • Only in case of shortened deadline: min. 150.00 EUR plus expenses

Remedy

Administrative court proceedings; information

administrative claim

Status:22.09.2023

Responsible for editing:Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Umwelt und Verbraucherschutz

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