The requests that have been submitted

VIP Advice

Batteryspray method for the removal of spacers and stuffing box packing

The VIP has advised the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment to approve the method developed by Batteryspray for the removal of spacers, with packing material containing no more than 60% chrysotile, as well as stuffing box packing containing both <60% and >60% chrysotile, for risk class 1 and add it to the SMA-rt web application (SMA-rt). The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has adopted this advice and asked Ascert (the SMA-rt manager) to add this change to SMA-rt.

VIP advice (in Dutch)              Publication Staatscourant (in Dutch) 


FiberCover® method for the removal of various bonded asbestos-containing applications

The VIP has advised the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment to approve the FiberCover® method for the safe removal of bonded asbestos-containing window sills, cladding, glazing sealant, pipes and ductwork for risk class 1 and add it to the SMA-rt web application (SMA-rt). The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has adopted this advice and asked Ascert (the SMA-rt manager) to add this change to SMA-rt.

VIP advice (in Dutch)               Publication Staatscourant (in Dutch) 


The RIONED method for the removal of drainage elements with asbestos-containing joint filler

The VIP has advised the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment to approve the RIONED method for the safe removal of drainage elements with asbestos-containing joint filler for risk class 1 and add it to the SMA-rt web application (SMA-rt). The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has adopted this advice and asked Ascert (the manager of SMA-rt) to add this change to SMA-rt.

VIP advice (in Dutch)              


Changes to the validated FiberCover® method for the removal of various bonded asbestos-containing applications

The VIP has issued positive advice to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment about changes to the FiberCover® method. The advice relates to changes to work instructions on the removal of bonded, asbestos-containing window sills, cladding, glazing sealant, pipes and ductwork. These work instructions were validated on 28 July 2021 and then added to the SMA-rt web application (SMA-rt).

The Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment has asked Ascert (the SMA-rt manager) to add this change to SMA-rt.

VIP advice (in Dutch)              


Expanding the application domain for a previously validated FiberCover working method

The Validation and Innovation Point for Asbestos (VIP) has issued positive advice to the Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment (SZW) about expanding the application domain for the FiberCover® working method. It concerns an addition to the product groups ‘Asbestos cement wall and cladding panel’ and ‘Asbestos cement flat board’. HMB Milieutechniek wants to add the fixing methods ‘Cemented/glued with battens’ and ‘Clamped with battens and/or brackets’ to the application domain for these product groups.

The Ministry has asked Ascert (the manager of the Substances Manager Asbestos Risk Technology, or SMA-rt for short) to make this change in SMA-rt.

VIP advice (in Dutch)