The removal and disposal of asbestos materials is the subject of regulation, primarily the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations, 2006 S.I. no. 504 of 2006 and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (Exposure to Asbestos) (Amendment) Regulation 2010 S.I. no. 589/2010. The supervision and removal of these materials, along with their disposal, are subject to strict procedures and must be undertaken by competent persons only.