Asbestos Awareness Program – ISNetworld® RAVS Section - US
Asbestos Awareness Program - ISNetworld RAVS Section - US
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- Asbestos Awareness Program:
- Approximate Word Count: 1,435
- Approximate Number of Pages: 5
- Page Reference Answers to RAVS Reviewer’s Questions: 5
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An excerpt from ISNetworld® RAVS®* Safety plan Asbestos Awareness Program
Replace with Company Name. will provide employees whose work activities may contact Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) or Presumed Asbestos Containing Material (PACM) but do not disturb the ACM or PACM during their work activities with asbestos awareness training initially, and each year thereafter. The course must cover the health effects of asbestos exposure, the hazards of smoking and asbestos, use of respirators, locations of asbestos materials and signs of their damage, and who to tell and what to do if such materials are dislodged or become non-intact. 
Workers who do asbestos construction clean-up work must receive annual asbestos hazard awareness training. Smoking is not allowed in the work area. Wet methods or wetting agents (unless not feasible) and appropriate work practices must be followed. HEPA vacuums must be used. Prompt clean-up and disposal of debris in leak-proof containers is required.
The following work practices are prohibited: use of high speed abrasive disk saws without HEPA filtered exhausts or point-of-cut ventilator, use of compressed air without capture device, dry sweeping/shoveling or other dry clean-up, and employee rotation to circumvent permissible exposure limits.
Signs and labels shall identify the material which is present, its location, and appropriate work practices which, if followed, will ensure that Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) and/or Presumed Asbestos Containing Material (PACM) will not be disturbed. The employer shall ensure that employees working in and adjacent to regulated areas comprehend the warning signs. 
Medical surveillance is required for all workers doing Class IV work who are exposed to asbestos above the PEL's for 30 or more days per year. The 30-day requirement excludes days in which less than one hour is spent in Class III work when required work practices are followed.
In addition to these requirements (applicable to all Class IV work) Replace with Company Name. may have additional requirements for Class IV work (listed in the next section of this report) depending on whether or not an exposure assessment indicates the likelihood that airborne asbestos fiber concentrations will be above or below the permissible exposure limits.