ERIC Number: ED436951
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Guidance Manual: Asbestos Operations & Maintenance Work Practices. Second Edition.
National Inst. of Building Sciences, Washington, DC.
This technical manual provides detailed guidance to building owners, asbestos program managers, and operations and maintenance (O&M) workers for managing asbestos-containing materials (ACM) in buildings. The manual addresses four different types of ACM found in buildings and three different levels of precaution which may be warranted by specific building conditions. A new regulatory appendix summarizes key regulations (OSHA, EPA, and DOT) affecting asbestos O&M work. Sections of the manual include: Initiating an O&M Program; Asbestos Program Manager General Procedures; Worker General Procedures; Surfacing Materials Work Practices; Thermal Systems Insulation Work Practices; Miscellaneous Materials Work Practices; and Resilient Flooring Work Practices. (CR)
Descriptors: Asbestos, Check Lists, Educational Facilities Improvement, Federal Regulation, Flooring, Guidelines, Thermal Insulation
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: General Services Administration, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Inst. of Building Sciences, Washington, DC.