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Document ID (ISN)48441
CIS number 87-1401
Year 1986
Convention or series no. OHS-124
Title Asbestos control: sprayed-on applications
Bibliographic information Occupational Health and Safety Division, Alberta Community and Occupational Health, 10709 Jasper Ave., Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N3, Canada, Sep. 1986. 33p. Illus.
Abstract This booklet outlines procedures and techniques for evaluating and preventing hazards in asbestos-containing buildings. Covered are: health effects, applicable standards, recognising and evaluating the hazard, controlling the hazard, environmental monitoring for airborne asbestos, respiratory protection, transport and disposal of asbestos-containg refuse.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; Canada; hazard evaluation; asbestos; respirable dust; Alberta
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; personal protective equipment; standard; biological effects; directive; dust measurement
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Risk evaluation