Asbestos Control and Management Program

This training will discuss the hazards associated with exposure to asbestos and the regulations and standards used in controlling asbestos exposure. This training will also discuss appropriate asbestos abatement procedures, including applicable sampling and monitoring procedures including control measures so as to reduce risks associated with asbestos exposure.


Rationale:
Asbestos fibres are health hazardous and must be handled properly. This training will allow all workers including their supervisors understand what needs to be done when handling asbestos.
OBJECTIVES
Asbestos Control and Management Program Training will enable participants to:

• Understand asbestos and its various forms and uses;
• Understand and determine health effects associated with asbestos exposure;
• Locate asbestos-containing material in a building where employee works;
• Identify damaged, deteriorating, and de-laminating asbestos containing material and develop applicable abatement procedures;
• Conduct abatement procedures safely and monitor worker exposures; and
• Develop asbestos control and management plan that is compliant with regulations and standards.
CONTENTS
• The Asbestos Control and Management Plan
• Principle of Safety as Used in Controlling and Managing Asbestos
ооPrinciple of Prevention
ооPrinciple of Protection
• Asbestos
ооDefinition
ооUse
ооTypes and Characteristics
ооHealth Effects
• Asbestos Legislation
ооDENR Chemical Control Order
оо29 CFR 1910.1001
• Asbestos Abatement and Mitigation
• Classification of Asbestos Work
• Asbestos Removal Plan
• Identification of Affected Area
• Area Preparation
ооEquipment Preparation
ооActual Removal
ооPersonal Protective Equipment
ооWetting
ооVacuum Cleaning
• Decontamination Procedures
• Disposal procedures
• Sampling and Monitoring
ооBreathing Zone Sampling
ооGeneral Area Sampling
ооClearance Sampling
• Medical Surveillance
• Notification of Affected Personnel
ооMedical Requirements and Monitoring
• Practicum
ооSuiting Up with Impervious Clothing
ооTyvek Coveralls
ооImpervious Gloves
ооFull-face Respirator with HEPA filtration (with fitting exercises)
ооDuct tape
• Discussion and Question and Answer
• Test
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