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Main Title Guidance for controlling asbestos-containing materials in buildings /
Author Keyes, D. L. ; Price, B. P. ; Chesson, J.
CORP Author Battelle Columbus Labs., Washington, DC.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Office of Pesticides and Toxic Substances.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency,
Year Published 1985
Report Number EPA/560/R-85/024; EPA-68-01-6721; EPA/560/5-85/024
Stock Number PB86-116522
Subjects Asbestos--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Hazardous substances--Handbooks, manuals, etc. ; Building materials.
Additional Subjects Asbestos ; Construction materials ; Buildings ; Environmental surveys ; Schools ; Guidelines ; Exposure ; Revision ; Air pollution control ; Operation ; Maintenance ; Operation ; Public health ; Industrial hygiene ; Public buildings ; Commercial buildings ; Toxic substances ; Indoor air pollution ; Occupational safety and health
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-116522 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 01/01/1988
Collation 112 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
The revised document provides EPA guidance on controlling asbestos-containing materials found in buildings. The document (1) provides a current summary of data on exposure to airborne asbestos, (2) survey procedures for determining if asbestos-containing material is present in buildings, (3) explains how to establish a special operations and maintenance program in a building found to contain asbestos, (4) reviews technical issues confronted when assessing the potential for exposure to airborne asbestos, in particular indoor settings, (5) suggests a structured process for selecting a particular course of action given information on physical condition of the asbestos, exposure levels, assessment methods, and abatement techniques, (6) summarizes and updates information on applicability, effectiveness, and relative costs of alternative remedial actions, (7) introduces and discusses criteria for determining successful asbestos control. The material presented is a summary of information and experience gained by EPA through its Asbestos in Schools and Buildings Program and by a wide spectrum of experts in the field.
Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 560/5-85-024"--Cover. Microfiche.