By U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Description potent administration of worker protection and well-being 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 book addresses the OSHA asbestos usual and strategies of compliance. simply because only a few asbestos containing items are being put in at the present time, so much employee exposures happen throughout the elimination of asbestos and the maintenance and upkeep of constructions and constructions containing asbestos. This rfile offers an creation, provisions of the OSHA regular, equipment of compliance, and OSHA guidance. An total dedication to office defense and healthiness can upload worth 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.
What are the compliance requirements for Class II work? In addition to all indoor Class II jobs without a negative exposure assessment, employers must use critical barriers over all openings to the regulated area or another barrier or isolation method to prevent airborne asbestos from migrating for the following: ■ ■ When changing conditions indicate exposure above the PEL, or When ACM is not removed substantially intact. If using other barriers or isolation methods instead of critical barriers, employers must perform perimeter area monitoring to verify that the barrier works properly.
48 OSHA Office Directory OSHA Regional Offices Region I Region VI (CT,* ME, MA, NH, RI, VT*) JFK Federal Building, Room E340 Boston, MA 02203 (617) 565–9860 (AR, LA, NM,* OK, TX) 525 Griffin Street, Room 602 Dallas, TX 75202 (214) 767–4731 or 4736 x224 Region II (NJ,* NY,* PR,* VI*) 201 Varick Street, Room 670 New York, NY 10014 (212) 337–2378 (IA,* KS, MO, NE) City Center Square 1100 Main Street, Suite 800 Kansas City, MO 64105 (816) 426–5861 Region III Region VIII (DE, DC, MD,* PA,* VA,* WV) The Curtis Center 170 S.
Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry: (OSHA 3096) by U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration