- Every employer shall ensure that protective clothing provided is either disposed of as asbestos waste or adequately cleaned. The cleaning shall be carried out either on the premises where the exposure has occurred, where those premises are suitably equipped for such cleaning, or in a suitably equipped laundry.
- Every employer shall ensure that protective clothing which has been used and is to be removed from the premises (whether for cleaning or disposal) is securely packed, before removal, in a suitable container and adequately labelled as a product containing asbestos whether it is intended for cleaning or for disposal as asbestos waste . Where, as a result of the failure or improper use of the protective clothing provided, asbestos is deposited on the personal clothing of an employee, that personal clothing shall be treated as if it were protective clothing.
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