Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide
  • Release Date : 28 February 2021
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Categories : Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 296 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9780124158412
  • ISBN 10 : 0124158412
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Synopsis : Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide written by Roger Dodge Woodson, published by Elsevier which was released on 28 February 2021. Download Construction Hazardous Materials Compliance Guide Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. Disturbing asbestos materials during construction is a serious hazard that all contractors may encounter. Because of the insidious nature of the material as a health hazard, EPA regulations require that even when a structure is to be completely demolished, asbestos (and all other hazardous materials) must be removed by a qualified contractor prior to general demolition. A construction contractor contemplating abatement work needs to ascertain regulatory applicability under one of the following: OSHA-approved state program, Federal OSHA regulations (applicable to the private sector and certain federal employees) or OSHA-approved. Construction Worksite Compliance Guide to Asbestos provides the contractors, building owners and inspectors with the current best management practices for asbestos removal and disposal methods. Packed with checklist, tables and "quick lookup" materials, this manual provides a step by step approach for identifying asbestos, complying with OSHA and EPA regulations as well as the safe disposal of asbestos. Ascertain the presence of asbestos through testing Prepare the abatement plan Submit the plan to the state, EPA or local municipality having jurisdiction Proper Waste Disposal techniques Scope of work