Asbestos Removal must be undertaken with extreme care due to its highly toxic nature. To help ensure safety strict Safety Procedures should be followed. This 11 Page Safe Work Method Statement outlines the risks and hazards involved with Asbestos Removal and describes measures which enable this task to be performed safely.
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Friable Asbestos means asbestos-containing material which, when dry, is or may become crumbled, pulverised or reduced to powder by hand pressure. Common examples: sprayed pipe lagging, gasket covers and insulation.
Additional Safety NotesRespiratory Protection- ensure:
Note: Continuous flow positive pressure respirators should be provided for persons with beards/stubble. Use correctly-fitting air-supply hoods for persons who need prescriptions glasses.
Do not leave respirators in contaminated areas when not in use or hanging around your neck.The Asbestos Removal Safety Procedure includes: