The picture is from

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "The picture is from http://www.easywaystogogreen.com/health-and-wellness/howasbestos-can-affect-homeowners/"

Transcription

1

2 The picture is from Brochure for Public Info. - Risks of Asbestos General info from Health Canada Another picture option can be found at Worksafe BC Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual provides some guidance of where and what to look for; Uses of asbestos The main properties that make asbestos useful are its incombustibility, strength and flexibility when separated into fibres. It is also effective as a reinforcing or binding agent when combined with cement or plastic. Many products which at one time contained asbestos are either no longer in use or have been replaced. The uses for asbestos ranged from products in which the fibres were well bound to friable products in which the fibres could easily become airborne. The construction industry was the main user of asbestos products. Sprayed insulation, stucco and joint cements manufactured in Canada and the United States no longer contain asbestos in an unbound form. Building materials containing asbestos in a bound form are typically found in the following locations and products: Building exteriors asbestos cement siding panels flat, corrugated, shingles or accent panels roofing felts and mastics asbestos cement soffits flat or perforated panels building overhangs thermal spray asbestos cement roof panels corrugated stucco

3 brick and block mortar Flooring Ceilings Walls vinyl asbestos tiles (VAT) t-bar ceiling tile plaster or drywall jointing materials plaster or drywall jointing materials asbestos cement panels Service areas insulation in boiler rooms boilers, vessels, pipes, ducts, incinerators, floors, ceilings, walls loose fill insulation in exterior wall cavities (vermiculite) sheet vinyl flooring (asbestos paper backing) asbestos cement ceiling tile stippled finishes fan rooms insulation on pipes, ducts, chillers, floors, ceilings, walls floor leveling compound acoustic and stippled finishes thermal spray machine rooms insulation on pipes, ducts, floors, ceilings, walls

4 crawl spaces insulation on pipes, ducts wall cavities, insulation above ceiling spaces pipe and duct chases, pipes, ducts Structural fireproofing spray on beams, decks, joists, columns and other structural members Pipes (insulation on either exposed or concealed pipes) steam and hot water heating supply and return lines rain water and sanitary lines asbestos cement or bell and spigot cast iron, Miscellaneous domestic water supply and drain lines insulated or bare pipe chilled water lines gaskets in flanged pipe joints fume hoods internal linings and exhaust ducts lab counters elevator brake shoes heating cabinet panels (asbestos cement) fire dampers and fire stop flaps diffuser backplaster emergency generators thermal insulation and exhaust manifolds welding blankets and screens firestopping _ theatre curtains incinerators internal insulation cooling towers panels and fill

5 duct tape duct expansion/vibration isolation joints incandescent light fixture backing wire insulation Building products containing asbestos in an unbound or loosely bound form include: insulating cements textiles not saturated, for lagging, curtains or clothing sprayed insulation fire resistant, acoustic, thermal, condensation control vermiculite insulation (may contain tremolite asbestos as a contaminant) produced from the Libby, Montana mine by W.R. Grace and Company and known by the brand name Zonolite. insulation block magnesia or calcium silicate The list of products containing asbestos which are used in applications other than construction include: bound-fibre products textiles and catalyst supports plastics brake linings, brake blocks, clutch facings non-bound fibre products such as millboards and papers gaskets, packings some electrical insulation and filters or filter aids

6 Non-friable products which may contain asbestos pose little danger of releasing airborne fibres unless they are cut, broken, sawn, ground, sanded or are in deteriorating condition.

Asbestos Management Program

Asbestos Management Program Asbestos Management Program Facilities and Operations Revision #4: February 17, 2012 Page IMPORTANT Asbestos related incidents must be reported IMMEDIATELY to your supervisor Emergency Contacts During

More information

Asbestos Procedures. Asbestos Products

Asbestos Procedures. Asbestos Products Asbestos Procedures Asbestos Products Where is asbestos known to be located on The Evergreen State College? Please see Appendix A for a list of known asbestos containing materials located on the Olympia

More information

Property Services information sheet - number 3. Asbestos. December 2008 rev 1. You may have materials that contain asbestos in your house.

Property Services information sheet - number 3. Asbestos. December 2008 rev 1. You may have materials that contain asbestos in your house. Property Services information sheet - number 3 Asbestos December 2008 rev 1 You may have materials that contain asbestos in your house. A. What is asbestos B. What do you do if you have asbestos in your

More information

ASBESTOS BACKGROUND INFORMATION

ASBESTOS BACKGROUND INFORMATION ASBESTOS BACKGROUND INFORMATION Asbestos Facts What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral. It is a natural rock mined from the ground. Most of the asbestos used in this country comes from Quebec in Canada.

More information

Environmental Education Associates. Asbestos in Construction

Environmental Education Associates. Asbestos in Construction Environmental Education Associates Asbestos in Construction Asbestos What Is It? 1-2 Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral, found in rock form and is mined from the earth similar to iron, lead, and

More information

Part 2. Overview. Risk management. Workplace health and safety legislation. How should asbestos exposure be managed? Identifying asbestos hazards

Part 2. Overview. Risk management. Workplace health and safety legislation. How should asbestos exposure be managed? Identifying asbestos hazards Part 2. Overview Risk management Workplace health and safety legislation How should asbestos exposure be managed? identify hazards assess risk decide on control measures implement control measures monitor

More information

Asbestos Frequently Asked Questions

Asbestos Frequently Asked Questions Asbestos Frequently Asked Questions What is asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral which is mined, processed, and used in many building materials. Since 1988, asbestos has been banned in most US building components;

More information

BRIEFING TO THE UN STAFF

BRIEFING TO THE UN STAFF BRIEFING TO THE UN STAFF Topics History, Properties and Uses of Asbestos Important Definitions Regulatory Overview Asbestos Abatement Procedures History And Use What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral

More information

ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS (ACM) REFERENCE GUIDE

ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS (ACM) REFERENCE GUIDE ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS (ACM) REFERENCE GUIDE by Environmental Health & Safety Office January 2012 Page 1 of 38 ASBESTOS ON CAMPUS... 3 MAG BLOCK... 5 AIRCELL... 6 SWEATWRAP... 7 CAPOSITE... 8 PARGING

More information

Asbestos Management POLICY

Asbestos Management POLICY Asbestos Management POLICY All Asbestos Containment Material (ACM) removal activities shall comply with applicable federal, state, and local regulations. Areas of responsibility of Facilities Management

More information

Asbestos in the Home and Workplace June 2012

Asbestos in the Home and Workplace June 2012 June 2012 This fact sheet provides information to people who are trying to determine whether there is asbestos-containing material in their home or workplace, and what they might do if there is asbestos.

More information

Asbestos in the home. www.tworivershousing.org.uk. for you - for your community - not for profit

Asbestos in the home. www.tworivershousing.org.uk. for you - for your community - not for profit Asbestos in the home www.tworivershousing.org.uk for you - for your community - not for profit Facts about asbestos, where it may be used and what to do if you find it. Introduction This leaflet addresses

More information

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Environmental Health And Safety. www.uoguelph.ca/ehs MAINTENANCE CONTRACTORS

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Environmental Health And Safety. www.uoguelph.ca/ehs MAINTENANCE CONTRACTORS ASBESTOS AWARENESS MAINTENANCE CONTRACTORS Environmental Health And Safety www.uoguelph.ca/ehs March 2007 ASBESTOS AWARENESS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF GUELPH What is Asbestos? The term asbestos refers to a

More information

WORK PROCEDURES FOR ASBESTOS RELATED ACTIVITIES

WORK PROCEDURES FOR ASBESTOS RELATED ACTIVITIES California Institute of Technology WORK PROCEDURES FOR ASBESTOS RELATED ACTIVITIES Caltech Environment, Health, and Safety Office 1200 E. California Blvd., M/C 25-6 Pasadena, CA 91125 Phone: 626.395.6727

More information

KEEP ASBESTOS YOUR QUICK GUIDE DON T BE AN EASY TARGET THIS GUIDE

KEEP ASBESTOS YOUR QUICK GUIDE DON T BE AN EASY TARGET THIS GUIDE KEEP THIS GUIDE ASBESTOS YOUR QUICK GUIDE DON T BE AN EASY TARGET Asbestos could be in the house or building you are working on right now. Left alone, it isn t dangerous. However, once disturbed, tiny

More information

Asbestos at the Work Site

Asbestos at the Work Site Asbestos at the Work Site Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral. The most commonly used types of asbestos are named chrysotile, amosite and crocidolite. Asbestos has been and continues to be used in

More information

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Slide #1

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Slide #1 ASBESTOS AWARENESS Slide #1 OBJECTIVES Participants will be able to: Describe what asbestos is. Identify in what components asbestos is typically found. Describe the health effects of exposure to asbestos.

More information

Policy on Asbestos Management

Policy on Asbestos Management Policy on Asbestos Management Introduction Asbestos and its derivatives were extensively used as building materials in the UK from the 1950s through to the mid-1980s. It was used for a variety of purposes

More information

Why was asbestos used?

Why was asbestos used? Asbestos Awareness What is Asbestos? Why was asbestos used? Asbestos appealed to manufacturers and builders for a variety of reasons. It is strong yet flexible, and it will not burn. It conducts electricity

More information

University of Southern Maine Environmental Health and Safety

University of Southern Maine Environmental Health and Safety University of Southern Maine Environmental Health and Safety Awareness History Definition Types of Asbestos Health Effects Asbestos Containing Materials Materials to be Aware of Asbestos at USM How to

More information

The Vermont Department of Health When is Asbestos a Public Health Threat? Town Health Officers (THO) Training

The Vermont Department of Health When is Asbestos a Public Health Threat? Town Health Officers (THO) Training When is Asbestos a Public Health Threat? Town Health Officers (THO) Training Asbestos and Lead Regulatory Program 2013 When is Asbestos a Public Health Threat? Town Health Officer (THO) Training August

More information

PHYSICAL FACILITIES ASBESTOS FIELD GUIDE

PHYSICAL FACILITIES ASBESTOS FIELD GUIDE PHYSICAL FACILITIES ASBESTOS FIELD GUIDE Physical Facilities This asbestos field reference guide is intended to function as a resource for Physical Facilities employees. It identifies locations and types

More information

UBC Plant Operations Asbestos Work Procedures April 2004

UBC Plant Operations Asbestos Work Procedures April 2004 UBC Plant Operations Asbestos Work Procedures April 2004 These Procedures are for use by UBC Plant Operations, Utilities, Housing & Conferences, and IT Services only and are not intended for use by other

More information

Asbestos Awareness at the University of Toronto

Asbestos Awareness at the University of Toronto Asbestos Awareness at the University of Toronto What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a general term given to a group of naturally occurring mineral silicates that are made up of long thin fibres. These fibrous

More information

The Management of Asbestos at the University of Manitoba

The Management of Asbestos at the University of Manitoba The Management of Asbestos at the University of Manitoba WHAT IS ASBESTOS? Asbestos is a name given to a group of minerals which occur naturally as masses of long silky fibres. Asbestos is known for its

More information

Regional District of Mount Waddington

Regional District of Mount Waddington 1 Regional District of Mount Waddington PO Box 729 2044 McNeill Road, Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0 Telephone (250) 956 3161 Fax (250) 956 3232 Web site: www.rdmw.bc.ca Email: info@rdmw.bc.ca Asbestos Handling

More information

Regulatory Services. Asbestos in the Home. What is asbestos?

Regulatory Services. Asbestos in the Home. What is asbestos? Regulatory Services Asbestos in the Home What is asbestos? Asbestos is a natural silicate mineral consisting of fibres. The fibres are strong, durable, and resistant to heat, long, thin and flexible. There

More information

ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS

ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS GAP.16.5.4 A Publication of Global Asset Protection Services LLC ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS INTRODUCTION Asbestos is the name applied to a naturally occurring group of fibrous minerals which have a

More information

ASBESTOS IN THE HOME

ASBESTOS IN THE HOME ASBESTOS IN THE HOME This information will help you understand asbestos: what it is, its health effects, where it is in your home and what to do about it. Even if asbestos is present in your home, it is

More information

Building Condition Assessment Report

Building Condition Assessment Report C2 - Nurses Resident (aka Administration) Building Condition Assessment Report Asset Address Address Construction Year Size (Gross Floor Area) Asset Type Floors Above Ground Inspection Date C2 - Nurses

More information

Asbestos WHAT TO DO? Studies of people who were exposed to high levels of asbestos in factories and shipyards, are at increased risk of:

Asbestos WHAT TO DO? Studies of people who were exposed to high levels of asbestos in factories and shipyards, are at increased risk of: Asbestos WHAT TO DO? What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is mineral fiber. It can be positively identified only with a special type of microscope. There are several types of asbestos fibers. In the past, asbestos

More information

WorkSafe BC Guidelines Regarding Demolition and Asbestos Waste Materials

WorkSafe BC Guidelines Regarding Demolition and Asbestos Waste Materials WorkSafe BC Guidelines Regarding Demolition and Asbestos Waste Materials G20.112 Hazardous Materials - Asbestos Issued June 18, 2008; Revised consequential to February 1, 2012 Regulatory Amendment Regulatory

More information

Building Condition Assessment Report

Building Condition Assessment Report Building Condition Assessment Report Asset C3c - Oak Terrace Cottage 121 Address Riverview Lands, 2601 Lougheed Highway, Coquitlam, BC. V5C 4J2 Construction Year Size (Gross Floor Area) 1920. 2,553 Sq.Ft.

More information

ASBESTOS. Presented by: Samar Khalil Environmental & Chemical Safety Officer

ASBESTOS. Presented by: Samar Khalil Environmental & Chemical Safety Officer ASBESTOS Presented by: Samar Khalil Environmental & Chemical Safety Officer Outline What is Asbestos? Properties of Asbestos Where is Asbestos found? When is Asbestos dangerous? Health effects of Asbestos

More information

Characteristics/Applications

Characteristics/Applications Facilities Operations and Development Environmental Health & Safety 1314 Kinnear Rd. Columbus, Ohio 43212 Phone (614) 292-1284 Fax (614) 292-6404 http://fod.osu.edu The Ohio State University Asbestos Management

More information

Control Provisions under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance

Control Provisions under the Air Pollution Control Ordinance ProPECC PN 2/97 ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION DEPARTMENT PRACTICE NOTE FOR PROFESSIONAL PERSONS Handlin of Asbestos Containin Materials in Buildins Introduction Asbestos is a generic name given to a group of

More information

SD No.23 Asbestos Awareness Seminar

SD No.23 Asbestos Awareness Seminar SD No.23 Asbestos Awareness Seminar PEAK EARTH AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTING INC. Peak Earth and Environmental Consulting Inc. 1 WHAT IS ASBESTOS Asbestos is the name applied to six naturally occurring

More information

Page 1 ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING 2012 TOPICS COVERED. PROPERTIES OF ASBESTOS Naturally occurring fibrous minerals

Page 1 ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING 2012 TOPICS COVERED. PROPERTIES OF ASBESTOS Naturally occurring fibrous minerals ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING 2012 University of Florida Environmental Health and Safety TOPICS COVERED What is asbestos? Uses of asbestos Why is asbestos hazardous to your health? Asbestos rules general,

More information

Dealing with. www.stroud.gov.uk. Dealing with Asbestos STROUD DISTRICT COUNCIL WARNING CONTAINS ASBESTOS

Dealing with. www.stroud.gov.uk. Dealing with Asbestos STROUD DISTRICT COUNCIL WARNING CONTAINS ASBESTOS www.stroud.gov.uk Dealing with Management of Asbestos containing materials Many building materials may contain asbestos fibres, often this does not mean that they pose any danger if they are not disturbed.

More information

Asbestos. Speaker: Caroline Kirton

Asbestos. Speaker: Caroline Kirton Asbestos Speaker: Caroline Kirton 1 The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, come into effect on 28 th May 2012 in Northern Ireland. Regulation 10 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information,

More information

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. With details specific to The University of Alabama campus

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. With details specific to The University of Alabama campus ASBESTOS AWARENESS With details specific to The University of Alabama campus What is Asbestos It is the name given to 6 naturally occurring minerals mined from the earth. Crystalline structure forms long

More information

34 ASBESTOS. Where is it?

34 ASBESTOS. Where is it? 34 ASBESTOS This chapter provides some brief information about asbestos in construction. If you encounter asbestos on the job, you will need more information. Here are the two main sources of further information

More information

RENOVATION AND DEMOLITION WORK THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE WORK BEGINS:ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS

RENOVATION AND DEMOLITION WORK THINGS TO CONSIDER BEFORE WORK BEGINS:ASBESTOS CONTAINING MATERIALS Page 1 of 6 This is the first of three information papers used to alert employees to requirements and dangers to consider before conducting renovation, repair, maintenance and demolition of building materials.

More information

"ASBESTOS ON CAMPUS" Published By CAL POLY. California Polytechnic State University Risk Management Office of Environmental Safety

ASBESTOS ON CAMPUS Published By CAL POLY. California Polytechnic State University Risk Management Office of Environmental Safety "ASBESTOS ON CAMPUS" Published By CAL POLY California Polytechnic State University Risk Management Office of Environmental Safety March, 2005 Comprehensive For Use by: Cal Poly Employees, Contractors,

More information

APPE NDIX A BACK GROUND INFORMATION ON ASBESTOS IN BUILDING MATERIALS AND HEALTH HAZARDS

APPE NDIX A BACK GROUND INFORMATION ON ASBESTOS IN BUILDING MATERIALS AND HEALTH HAZARDS APPE NDIX A BACK GROUND INFORMATION ON ASBESTOS IN BUILDING MATERIALS AND HEALTH HAZARDS BACK GROUND INFORMATION ON ASBE ST OS IN BUILDING MATERIALS AND HEALTH HAZARDS BACK GR OUND ON ASBE ST OS Occurrence

More information

TRU Asbestos Management

TRU Asbestos Management Number: OH&S 9.20.1 Revision Date: 09/08/2015 TRU Asbestos Management TRU Asbestos Management Page 1 of 5 1. PURPOSE 1.1. To describe the process and management of asbestos containing materials on the

More information

Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos in Your Home Asbestos in Your Home The following information below is taken largely from a document developed in 1990 entitled Asbestos in Your Home. However, this information is still of value to homeowners and renters.

More information

DF Technical & Consulting Services Ltd. 4407 68 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6B 2N2 Ph: 780.468.3131 Fax: 780.468.3224 Toll Free: 855.668.

DF Technical & Consulting Services Ltd. 4407 68 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6B 2N2 Ph: 780.468.3131 Fax: 780.468.3224 Toll Free: 855.668. 4407 68 Avenue, Edmonton, AB T6B 2N2 Ph: 780.468.3131 Fax: 780.468.3224 Toll Free: 855.668.3131 November 18, 2014 Parks Canada PO Box 900 Banff, Alberta T1L 1K2 Attention: Mr. Glenn Exley Regarding: Hazardous

More information

Appendix 2-A: Asbestos Assessment Summary Table

Appendix 2-A: Asbestos Assessment Summary Table Final Environmental Impact Statement Cricket Valley Energy Project Dover, NY Appendix 2-A: Assessment Summary Table Earth Resources 1 Main First Floor A33 Heater Unit 1 EA F Poor Y Assumed ACM 1 Main Second

More information

Asbestos in the home. A guidance booklet for tenants. Please keep this document as a reference guide- It contains important safety information

Asbestos in the home. A guidance booklet for tenants. Please keep this document as a reference guide- It contains important safety information Asbestos in the home A guidance booklet for tenants Please keep this document as a reference guide- It contains important safety information Introduction This guide is all about asbestos: what it is, its

More information

Management Consultancy Training. Asbestos Materials. Residential Guide

Management Consultancy Training. Asbestos Materials. Residential Guide Asbestos Materials Residential Guide This guide highlights some of the more common asbestos containing materials (ACMs) in low occupancy residential buildings, their uses and likely locations. The guide

More information

Efficiently Maintaining Commercial Buildings. Asbestos Awareness

Efficiently Maintaining Commercial Buildings. Asbestos Awareness Efficiently Maintaining Commercial Buildings Asbestos Awareness What are the risks? Asbestos was used extensively between the 1950s and 1980s in both domestic and commercial buildings and although its

More information

What is Asbestos? Asbestos was also used in household items, such as: oven gloves ironing board pads simmer mats for stoves fire blankets.

What is Asbestos? Asbestos was also used in household items, such as: oven gloves ironing board pads simmer mats for stoves fire blankets. All About Asbestos Read this booklet to learn more about: identifying asbestos-containing material in your home the health risks of asbestos what you can do about asbestos. What is Asbestos? Asbestos is

More information

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Steve Adamthwaite PEHO City of York Council

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Steve Adamthwaite PEHO City of York Council ASBESTOS AWARENESS Steve Adamthwaite PEHO City of York Council ASBESTOS AWARENESS WHAT IS ASBESTOS? WHERE DOES IT COME FROM? WHY IS ASBESTOS CONSIDERED TO BE POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS? WHERE COULD WE POSSIBLY

More information

All About Asbestos. Read this booklet to learn more about:

All About Asbestos. Read this booklet to learn more about: All About Asbestos Read this booklet to learn more about: identifying asbestos-containing material in you home the health risks of asbestos what you can do about asbestos. What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is

More information

Asbestos in the home. WHERE it may be found WHAT to do if you find it. Date: 15/08/14

Asbestos in the home. WHERE it may be found WHAT to do if you find it. Date: 15/08/14 Asbestos in the home WHERE it may be found WHAT to do if you find it. Date: 15/08/14 Asbestos in the Home Introduction This leaflet addresses concerns and questions about asbestos in the home. It explains

More information

LEGISLATIVE GUIDANCE NOTES Refurbishment/Demolition

LEGISLATIVE GUIDANCE NOTES Refurbishment/Demolition LEGISLATIVE GUIDANCE NOTES Refurbishment/Demolition 1 INDEX QM78 SECTION 1 RECOMMENDATIONS SECTION 2 METHOD OF RISK ASSESSMENT SECTION 3 DEFINITION OF TERMS SECTION 4 LEGISLATION, CODES OF PRACTICE AND

More information

ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT. a) Responsible for the oversight and adherence of all employees to the Asbestos Management program.

ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT. a) Responsible for the oversight and adherence of all employees to the Asbestos Management program. Program No: EP-003 Page 1 1.0 PURPOSE AND INTRODUCTION ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT The passage of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) and subsequent regulations require Pitt County Schools to inspect

More information

PROCEDURE 31 - Asbestos Safety. Table of Contents

PROCEDURE 31 - Asbestos Safety. Table of Contents PROCEDURE 31 - Asbestos Safety Table of Contents Page Synopsis... 31-ii Asbestos Safety Checklist... 31-iii 31 ASBESTOS SAFETY... 31-1 31.1 Purpose and Scope... 31-1 31.2 Definitions... 31-1 31.3 Procedure...

More information

A handbook for workplaces. Asbestos. Edition No. 1 September 2008

A handbook for workplaces. Asbestos. Edition No. 1 September 2008 A handbook for workplaces Asbestos Edition No. 1 September 2008 Contents Introduction 1 What is asbestos? 1 What is asbestos-containing material? 1 How can asbestos affect you? 2 Where can you find asbestos?

More information

Asbestos in Your Home

Asbestos in Your Home Asbestos in Your Home You may have some asbestos in your home, but may not be sure what it is, what it looks like, or what to do about it. Just because asbestos is there doesn't mean there's a problem.

More information

IDENTIFICATION OF ASBESTOS You can t identify asbestos-containing materials with the naked eye. Experienced employees can identify suspected

IDENTIFICATION OF ASBESTOS You can t identify asbestos-containing materials with the naked eye. Experienced employees can identify suspected Asbestos is a mineral fiber that was historically used in a variety of building construction materials due to its structural strength and for its qualities as an insulator and fire-retardant. The use of

More information

Managing Asbestos* *Defined by Asbestos NESHAP 40 CFR 61, subp. M

Managing Asbestos* *Defined by Asbestos NESHAP 40 CFR 61, subp. M Managing Asbestos* *Defined by Asbestos NESHAP 40 CFR 61, subp. M Dilbert Comic (2006) Asbestos what is it? Fibrous mineral very strong, heat resistant, fire retardant Airborne hazard asbestos can be inhaled

More information

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. For workers and building occupants

ASBESTOS AWARENESS. For workers and building occupants ASBESTOS AWARENESS For workers and building occupants Asbestos Awareness Asbestos is a serious health hazard commonly found in our environment today. This module is designed to provide an overview of asbestos

More information

ASBESTOS BUILDING INSPECTION REPORT. for the. City of East Lansing Waste Water Treatment Plant East Lansing, Michigan 48823.

ASBESTOS BUILDING INSPECTION REPORT. for the. City of East Lansing Waste Water Treatment Plant East Lansing, Michigan 48823. ASBESTOS BUILDING INSPECTION REPORT for the City of East Lansing Waste Water Treatment Plant East Lansing, Michigan 48823 at the City of East Lansing Waste Water Treatment Plant and Woodingham Pump Station

More information

ASBESTOS in state and local government

ASBESTOS in state and local government ASBESTOS in state and local government Inspection campaign In 2013/14, WorkSafe WA is conducting a proactive inspection campaign focusing on the management of asbestos in state and local government buildings.

More information

FREEPHONE: 0800 059 9112 EMAIL: admin@a1demolitionukltd.com. Asbestos Awareness. Toolbox Talk

FREEPHONE: 0800 059 9112 EMAIL: admin@a1demolitionukltd.com. Asbestos Awareness. Toolbox Talk FREEPHONE: 0800 059 9112 EMAIL: admin@a1demolitionukltd.com Asbestos Awareness Toolbox Talk ASBESTOS AWARENESS Why is it a Problem Asbestos was extensively used as a building material in the UK from the

More information

If you think your home might have asbestos, read this pamphlet to learn some simple steps to protect your family.

If you think your home might have asbestos, read this pamphlet to learn some simple steps to protect your family. $9.99 P r o t e c t Y o u r F a m i l y F r o m A s b e s t o s I n Y o u r H o m e I M P O R T A N T! Asbestos Can Be Dangerous If Not Managed Properly The Most Common Sources of Asbestos Exposure: Workplace

More information

Asbestos Containing Materials Survey And Register Moil Shopping Centre

Asbestos Containing Materials Survey And Register Moil Shopping Centre Asbestos Survey and Register Asbestos Containing Materials Survey And Register Moil Shopping Centre Property Name: Moil Shopping Centre Property Address: 8 Moil Cres. Darwin, NT Prepared for: John Nicolakis

More information

Frequently Asked Questions About the Revised MassDEP Asbestos Regulation (310 CMR 7.15) June 19, 2015

Frequently Asked Questions About the Revised MassDEP Asbestos Regulation (310 CMR 7.15) June 19, 2015 Contents Frequently Asked Questions Asphaltic Roofing and Siding Materials.... 1 Floor Tile.... 4 Non-Traditional Asbestos Abatement Work Practice Approvals.... 6 Survey Requirements.... 7 Vermiculite

More information

MEMORANDUM. DATE: January 6, 2015. Campus Community. Tim Ridley, CSP, ARM-P Director, Safety and Risk Management. SUBJECT: Asbestos Notification 2015

MEMORANDUM. DATE: January 6, 2015. Campus Community. Tim Ridley, CSP, ARM-P Director, Safety and Risk Management. SUBJECT: Asbestos Notification 2015 MEMORANDUM DATE: January 6, 2015 TO: FROM: Campus Community Tim Ridley, CSP, ARM-P Director, Safety and Risk Management SUBJECT: Asbestos Notification 2015 California Health and Safety Code, 25915 (Asbestos

More information

Management of Asbestos. Darren Arkins Senior Inspector Occupational Hygiene Unit Chemical Business Services Division

Management of Asbestos. Darren Arkins Senior Inspector Occupational Hygiene Unit Chemical Business Services Division Management of Asbestos Darren Arkins Senior Inspector Occupational Hygiene Unit Chemical Business Services Division Getting it Wrong! Asbestos What is it? With the Naked Eye! Naturally occurring silicates

More information

Protect Your Family From Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite

Protect Your Family From Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite $9.99 Protect Your Family From Asbestos-Contaminated Vermiculite I M P O R T A N T! Vermiculite Can Be Dangerous If Not Managed Properly The Most Common Sources of Asbestos Exposure: Workplace exposure

More information

Asbestos in the Home A guidance booklet for tenants

Asbestos in the Home A guidance booklet for tenants Asbestos in the Home A guidance booklet for tenants Introduction This guide is all about asbestos: what it is, its health effects, where it may be in the home, and what you can do about it. Even if there

More information

STATE OF PLAY AND MAIN CHALLENGES OF ASBESTOS TREATMENT IN SERBIA. Čudić Vladica. Belgrade 27-28 January 2014. 1

STATE OF PLAY AND MAIN CHALLENGES OF ASBESTOS TREATMENT IN SERBIA. Čudić Vladica. Belgrade 27-28 January 2014. 1 STATE OF PLAY AND MAIN CHALLENGES OF ASBESTOS TREATMENT IN SERBIA Čudić Vladica Belgrade 27-28 January 2014. 1 Content What is Asbestos? Where is Asbestos Found? Managing or removing asbestos? Treatment

More information

DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE NETCONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. The Netcong Board of Education Netcong, Morris County New Jersey. Roof Replacement Project

DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE NETCONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. The Netcong Board of Education Netcong, Morris County New Jersey. Roof Replacement Project DETAILED SCOPE OF WORK FOR THE NETCONG ELEMENTARY SCHOOL The Netcong Board of Education Netcong, Morris County New Jersey Roof Replacement Project Health and Safety Renovation Projects Roof Replacement

More information

EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY

EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY EVERYONE'S RESPONSIBILITY Guidelines for an Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Program February 2007 Guidelines for an Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Program Workplace Safety & Health Division 200

More information

Asbestos: Common Questions and Answers

Asbestos: Common Questions and Answers Asbestos: Common Questions and Answers 1. What is asbestos? Asbestos is the name given to a group of minerals that occur naturally as masses of strong, flexible fibres that can be separated into thin threads

More information

THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION

THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION THE MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION, PHYSICAL PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION 1389 Pursuant to Article 104 paragraph 1 item 4 of the Waste Act (Official Gazette 178/04, 111/06), the Minister of Environmental

More information

These procedures are to be followed by all persons required to perform the following work:

These procedures are to be followed by all persons required to perform the following work: These procedures are to be followed by all persons required to perform the following work: Handling, installation or removal of non-friable manufactured products known to contain asbestos provided no sanding,

More information

2 STEPS TO CONDUCTING YOUR HVAC ASSESSMENT

2 STEPS TO CONDUCTING YOUR HVAC ASSESSMENT Presentation Synopsis Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning Building Condition Assessment Vancouver, B.C. Prepared for: EPIC Prepared by: Douglas Spratt, P.Eng Douglas Spratt & Associates Ltd. www.dspratt-associates.com

More information

Presented by: Vicki Hamilton OAM CEO/SECRETARY GRICS Chair - Consumer Reference Group Latrobe Regional Hospital Member - Community Advisory Committee

Presented by: Vicki Hamilton OAM CEO/SECRETARY GRICS Chair - Consumer Reference Group Latrobe Regional Hospital Member - Community Advisory Committee Presented by: Vicki Hamilton OAM CEO/SECRETARY GRICS Chair - Consumer Reference Group Latrobe Regional Hospital Member - Community Advisory Committee AMOSITE ASBESTOS IMAGES WHITE ASBESTOS BLUE ASBESTOS

More information

BLR s Safety Training Presentations

BLR s Safety Training Presentations BLR s Safety Training Presentations Asbestos Safety 29 CFR 1910.1001 I. Background for the Trainer: The OSHA Asbestos Standard for general industry, found in 29 CFR 1910.1001, requires information and

More information

Table of Contents. Division 2 Site Work Site Preparation Site Demolition Tree Protection Excavation, Trenching, and Backfilling for Utilities

Table of Contents. Division 2 Site Work Site Preparation Site Demolition Tree Protection Excavation, Trenching, and Backfilling for Utilities Division 1 Requirements Design and Construction Quality Campus Master Plans Texas Tech University System Operating and Building Maintenance Project Administration Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)

More information

Health & Safety Training: Asbestos Awareness. What is asbestos? The nature of fire. Types of asbestos. Crocidolite. Anthophylite Tremolite.

Health & Safety Training: Asbestos Awareness. What is asbestos? The nature of fire. Types of asbestos. Crocidolite. Anthophylite Tremolite. Health & Safety Training: Asbestos Awareness What is asbestos? Asbestos is a term used for the fibrous forms of several silicate minerals which naturally occur in the ground. Asbestos is extracted by mining,

More information

Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Awareness Training Asbestos Awareness Training Topics Uses and forms of asbestos; Common locations of asbestos containing building materials (ACBM); Health effects from exposure; Recognition of ACM damage and deterioration;

More information

Asbestos Information

Asbestos Information Advice for Harlow Council tenants Asbestos Information June 2015 Harlow Council Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, Harlow, Essex CM20 1WG Tel: 01279 446655 www.harlow.gov.uk Council Asbestos in the home

More information

ASBESTOS. Know what it is and how you can protect yourself. environmental affairs Department: Environmental Affairs REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA

ASBESTOS. Know what it is and how you can protect yourself. environmental affairs Department: Environmental Affairs REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA ASBESTOS Know what it is and how you can protect yourself environmental affairs Department: Environmental Affairs REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA 1 What is asbestos? The term asbestos designates a group of naturally

More information

Asbestos in your home. Information on living with Asbestos

Asbestos in your home. Information on living with Asbestos Asbestos in your home Information on living with Asbestos Why I have I got this leaflet? You have received this leaflet as Slough Borough Council have identified, through an inspection process, that you

More information

ASBESTOS SAMPLING REPORT. Urban Design. Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room 201 44 Newhall Street Birmingham B3 3PL

ASBESTOS SAMPLING REPORT. Urban Design. Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room 201 44 Newhall Street Birmingham B3 3PL ASBESTOS SAMPLING REPORT Urban Design Louisa Ryland House Sampling to Ceiling in Room 01 44 Newhall Street Birmingham B PL TECHNICAL REPORT: 09H/56 150 Phoenix House Valepits Road Garretts Green Birmingham

More information

PAGE 1 Ingraham Environmental Inc. P.O. Box 545 606 South Utah Avenue Butte MT 59703 0545 1+ (877) 723 7885 info@ingrahamenvironmental.

PAGE 1 Ingraham Environmental Inc. P.O. Box 545 606 South Utah Avenue Butte MT 59703 0545 1+ (877) 723 7885 info@ingrahamenvironmental. Ingraham Environmental Inc. is committed to working with you to ensure that the environments where you live, work, and play are safe. We strive to provide you with the knowledge, experience and facts you

More information

www.suttonhousingpartnership.org.uk Asbestos

www.suttonhousingpartnership.org.uk Asbestos www.suttonhousingpartnership.org.uk Asbestos images courtesy of www.sxc.hu and/or www.morguefile.com Asbestos Asbestos was widely used until the 1980 s to improve the performance of materials and to provide

More information

Proof of Claim Form for Asbestos Personal Injury

Proof of Claim Form for Asbestos Personal Injury C. E. THURSTON & SONS ASBESTOS TRUST Proof of Claim Form for Asbestos Personal Injury Submit Completed Claims to: Claims Resolution Management Corporation P.O. Box 12003 Falls Church, VA 22042-0683 (703)

More information

Finally The Truth About Asbestos In Your Home

Finally The Truth About Asbestos In Your Home Welcome to your FREE Report Finally The Truth About Asbestos In Your Home Inside your exclusive FREE report you will discover The truth behind the hysteria surrounding Asbestos in your home Why you should

More information

Asbestos 2 hr. Awareness

Asbestos 2 hr. Awareness Asbestos 2 hr. Awareness LEA Designee Definition Any local educational agency as defined in section 198 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 (20U.S.C. 3381) The owner of any nonpublic,

More information

DIVISION 00 - PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS

DIVISION 00 - PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS DIVISION 00 - PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTING REQUIREMENTS NOTICE TO BIDDERS BID FORM INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS CONTRACTOR S BID FOR PUBLIC WORK - FORM 96 MINORITY AND WOMEN S BUSINESS ENTERPRISE PARTICIPATION

More information