Asbestos TSCA, NESHAP and OSHA regulations to download free from Environmental Health & Safety Online
An estimated 1.3 million employees in construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job. Heaviest exposures occur in the construction industry, particularly during the removal of asbestos during renovation or demolition. Employees are also likely to be exposed during the manufacture of asbestos products (such as textiles, friction products, insulation, and other building materials) and during automotive brake and clutch repair work.
Asbestos is well recognized as a health hazard and is highly regulated. OSHA and EPA asbestos rules are intertwined.
CPL 2-2.63 (REVISED) - Inspection Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Asbestos, Inspection Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Final Rule 29 CFR Parts 1910.1001, 1926.1101, and 1915.1001. (1995, November 3). The appendices of this compliance directive include a summary of OSHA asbestos regulations (you must obtain a printed copy to view the helpful "Job Class Requirements" table), OSHA and EPA training requirements, questions and answers, and settlement agreements (roofing, flooring, etc.).
CPL 2-2.63 CH-1, Inspection Procedures for Occupational Exposure to Asbestos Final Rule 29 CFR Parts 1910.1001, 1926.1101, and 1915.1001. (1996, January 9).
Docket 88-523, (1993, January 19), 15 pages. Failure to comply with requirements for providing records in a timely manner, to properly place sampling equipment (breathing zone issue), to conduct full shift monitoring, to provide proper protective equipment, to provide proper housekeeping, failure to conduct required additional monitoring.
Docket 89-287, (1993, August 23), 5 pages. Failure to monitor employees at the start of asbestos removal.
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