Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry: (OSHA 3096) by U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health

By U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration

Description powerful administration of worker defense and health and wellbeing safety is a decisive consider decreasing the level and severity of work-related accidents and health problems and their comparable expenses. to help employers and staff within the building undefined, this 2003 ebook addresses the OSHA asbestos average and strategies of compliance. simply because only a few asbestos containing items are being put in at the present time, such a lot employee exposures take place throughout the removing of asbestos and the preservation and upkeep of constructions and buildings containing asbestos. This record offers an advent, provisions of the OSHA usual, tools of compliance, and OSHA assistance. An total dedication to place of work safeguard and health and wellbeing can upload price to a company, to the office, and to lives.

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29 Employers must provide half-mask purifying respirators —other than disposable respirators—equipped with highefficiency filters for Class II and III asbestos jobs where work disturbs thermal system insulation or surfacing ACM or PACM. 1101, contains a table specifying types of respirators to use. 134, employers must institute a respiratory program that includes the following: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ Procedures for selecting respirators for use in the workplace; Fit testing procedures for tight-fitting respirators; Procedures for proper use of respirators in routine and reasonably foreseeable emergency situations; Procedures and schedules for cleaning, disinfecting, storing, inspecting, repairing, discarding, and maintaining respirators; Procedures to ensure adequate air quality, quantity, and flow of breathing air for atmosphere-supplying respirators; Training of employees in the respiratory hazards to which they are potentially exposed during routine and emergency situations; Training of employees in the proper use and maintenance of respirators, including putting on and removing them, and any limitations on their use; and Procedures for regularly evaluating the effectiveness of the program.

1101. Employers may use different or modified engineering and work practice controls if they adhere to the following provisions: ■ ■ ■ Control method encloses, contains, or isolates the process or source of airborne asbestos dust, or captures and redirects the dust before it enters into the employees’ breathing zone. Certified industrial hygienist or licensed professional engineer qualified as a project designer evaluates the work area, the projected work practices, and the engineering controls and certifies, in writing, that based on evaluations and data the planned control method adequately reduces direct and indirect employee exposure to or below the PEL under worst-case conditions.

No smoking in work area If cleaning up asbestos containing surfacing material or thermal system insulation debris from a Class I or III activity after the activity is finished ■ Equipment room/area required ■ Dropcloths required ■ Area must accommodate cleanup ■ Must clean work clothes with HEPA vacuum before removal ■ Must decontaminate all PPE ■ Must enter regulated area through equipment room/ decon area *This is an overview of the standards’ requirements. You must consult the standard for the specifics of the requirements for each class.

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