Asbestos risk management: Identification, monitoring and removal - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

About This Presentation
Title:

Asbestos risk management: Identification, monitoring and removal

Description:

Proper asbestos awareness training and precautions will help to eradicate asbestos easily. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:36

less

Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: Asbestos risk management: Identification, monitoring and removal


1
(No Transcript)
2
OLIVE LEARNING
Asbestos was widely used as a construction
material in residential and commercial buildings
before identifying the danger of asbestos in 70's
and 80's. It is also used as a key material for
shipbuilding and automotive. Even after knowing
the health risks of asbestos fibers, still there
are many structures that are built with the
asbestos material. Identification and monitoring
the asbestos is not an easy task as asbestos is
made of microscopic fibers that cannot be seen by
the naked eye. In order to identify it, you need
special equipment or to know what materials
investigate, look for any manufacturer labels,
and consult experts when in doubt. The only
visually identifiable asbestos products are
corrugated cement roofing sheets. Simple methods
to eradicate asbestos completely are
Awareness training Identifying
Controlling Removing 1. Possible methods to
Identifying Asbestos Materials Note the date
on the material. Look at joints of
material. Analyze or observe surface
patterns. Inspect exterior building
materials. Investigate interior panels (as
asbestos material have different patterns).
Check appliances and finishing materials.
Assess the location.
44 20 3579 7542
asbestosawareness. training
3
OLIVE
LEARNING
After identifying the presence of asbestos in the
surrounding the next step is to check whether it
is damaged or not. Only damaged or broken
asbestos is dangerous as it spread minute fibers
into the air and will cause harmful diseases.
Proper asbestos awareness training and
precautions will help to eradicate asbestos
easily.
Some common Asbestos-Containing Materials
Ceilings popcorn ceilings, ceiling tiles
Flooring vinyl tiles, some floor tiles,
select adhesives, carpet underlay
Siding shingles, stucco, transit
Insulation wall, attic, materials around
pipes, electrical wires.
Adhesives certain joint compounds, cement,
caulk
2. Ways to control the release of asbestos fibers
Controlling measures will guide you in handling
or using asbestos-containing material properly.
The main goal is to prevent or minimize the
release of airborne asbestos fibers. The employer
must make sure that the control plan is developed
and implemented for their employees prevent
asbestos exposure.
1. Encapsulation
2. Enclosure
3. Repair
4. Removal
5. Operations and Maintenance Program
44 20 3579 7542
asbestosawareness. training
4
3. Removal of Asbestos
It is always better to leave undisturbed asbestos
as it is. A certified asbestos awareness training
will teach removal workers about how asbestos can
be handled and disposed of, so it's best to have
certified individuals assess and properly take
care of any asbestos-containing products. It is
mandatory to hold a certified certificate by
everyone those who remove or disturbing
asbestos. Individuals with training can remove
asbestos from their house, but it is always
better to appoint an asbestos removal contractor
with class A and class B certificate. A
contractor will be able to determine the best
plan of action to keep you and your loved ones
safe without asbestos exposure.
44 20 3579 7542
asbestosawareness. training
Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
About PowerShow.com