LEADER'S GUIDE 0451-LDG-E ASBESTOS AWARENESS. Training for THE OSHA ASBESTOS STANDARD. Quality Safety and Health Products, for Today

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LEADER'S GUIDE

0451-LDG-E

ASBESTOS AWARENESS

Training for THE OSHA ASBESTOS STANDARD

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THE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE KIT VIDEO SERIES This education program is part of a comprehensive series of programs on important regulatory topics. Many of these programs have been created to meet employee training requirements of specific OSHA, EPA and DOT regulations. The series includes programs on the following regulations and topics: -

The Asbestos Standard. The Bloodborne Pathogens Standard. The Confined Space Entry Standard. DOT Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). Emergency Planning. Forklifts/Powered Industrial Trucks Standard. The "HAZWOPER" Standard (Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response). Hearing Conservation and Safety. Indoor Air Quality. The Laboratory Standard. The OSHA Lead Standard (Industrial and Construction versions). Lock-Out/Tag-Out. The OSHA Recordkeeping Standard. The Personal Protective Equipment Standards (Industrial and Construction versions). The Respiratory Protection Standard. Right-To-Know/The Hazard Communications Standard (Industrial and Construction versions). Supported Scaffold Safety (Industrial and Construction versions). Suspended Scaffold Safety (Industrial and Construction versions). The CDC Tuberculosis Prevention Guidelines.

Other products in the Regulatory Compliance Kit line include compliance manuals, employee booklets and posters which have been designed specifically to be used with the programs. These products can be used to satisfy OSHA, EPA and DOT compliance requirements for creating written compliance programs, as well as employee training. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

WARRANTY/DISCLAIMER "This program has been created to assist companies that are endeavoring to educate their employees regarding working in environments where they may be exposed to asbestos or asbestos contaminants. In addition to information about OSHA's Asbestos Standard, the program presents information about hazards that may be encountered when working with asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, selection and use of personal protective equipment and the like. The information contained in this program is the information available to the producers of the program at the time of its production. All information in this program should be reviewed for accuracy and appropriateness by companies using the program to assure that it conforms to their situation and recommended procedures, as well as to any state, federal or other laws and regulations governing their operations. There is no warranty, expressed or implied, that the information in this program is accurate or appropriate for any particular company's environment. In order to comply with OSHA's Asbestos Standard, employees may need to be provided with site-specific information in addition to the information presented in this program. Copyright 1996, The MARCOM Group, Ltd.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1 INTRODUCTION TO THE PROGRAM — Structure and organization — Background — Objectives — Reviewing the program

2 PREPARING FOR THE PRESENTATION — Structuring the presentation — Setting up the class and classroom

3 CONDUCTING THE SESSION — The initial steps — Showing the program — Conducting the discussion — Concluding the presentation — Wrapping up the paperwork

4 OUTLINE OF MAJOR POINTS IN THE PROGRAM

5 ACCOMPANYING MATERIALS — Scheduling and Attendance Form — Quiz — Training Certificate — Employee Training Log

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INTRODUCTION TO THE PROGRAM Structure and Organization Information in this program is presented in a definite order, so that employees will see the relationships between the various groups of information and can retain them more easily. The sections included in the program are: -

The characteristics of asbestos.

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Uses of asbestos in the workplace.

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The effects of asbestos exposure.

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Locating asbestos in the workplace.

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Monitoring the condition of asbestos.

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Potentially hazardous custodial and maintenance activities.

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Using personal protective equipment.

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Appropriate cleanup methods.

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Air monitoring.

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Medical surveillance programs.

Each of the sections covers important information in one topic area, providing employees with general knowledge about working in environments where they may encounter asbestos or asbestos-containing materials.

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Background Asbestos is sometimes called the silent killer. This is because there are no visible warning signs that asbestos is particularly hazardous. Also, no immediate sideeffects are experienced by workers after exposure. But this common mineral, found in many buildings constructed before 1980, can cause lung disease, cancer and even death if not handled safely. For years the federal government has been concerned about worker exposure to asbestos and asbestoscontaining materials (ACMs). After much research and public debate, OSHA published the final rule for the Asbestos Standard in August of 1994, and made several revisions to the standard in June of 1995. The standard covers approximately four million workers in industrial, construction and shipbuilding environments. As part of the Asbestos Standard, all maintenance and custodial staff who work in buildings that may contain asbestos or ACMs must receive training, whether or not working directly with asbestos or ACMs is considered to be part of their job. This reflects OSHA's focus on potential exposure of any type. OSHA is convinced that many of the problems associated with asbestos exposure in the past have been due to a lack of knowledge about the proper methods needed to handle asbestos and ACMs. This is why the Standard requires that workers who don't really work directly with asbestos, but who may have incidental exposure, must receive at least asbestos awareness training.

Objectives To help address OSHA's concerns, and provide the awareness training needed by employees under the regulation, this program is designed to present fundamental information in a number of areas. Upon completion of the program, employees should: -

Understand how long-term exposure to asbestos can harm the human body.

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Recognize the areas where asbestos may be located in their facility. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

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Know which asbestos and asbestos-containing materials should be repaired and/or removed.

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Understand how to avoid potentially hazardous maintenance and custodial activities that could lead to asbestos exposure.

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Know what personal protective equipment to use to protect against asbestos exposure.

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Understand which safe work practices should be used when helping with a minor asbestos cleanup.

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Understand why, when there is the potential for exposure to asbestos, air monitoring and medical surveillance can be important elements in providing a safer workplace.

Reviewing the Program As with any educational program, the presenter should go through the entire program at least once to become familiar with the content and make sure the program is consistent with company policy and directives. An outline of the points in the program is included in this Leader's Guide to help with this task and for general reference. As part of this review process, you should determine how you, as the presenter, will conduct your session. The use of materials such as handouts, charts, etc., that may be available to you needs to be well thought out and integrated into the overall program presentation.

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PREPARING FOR THE PRESENTATION Structuring the Presentation In conducting this education session, you should proceed with a friendly and helpful attitude. Remember that the trainees are looking to your experience and knowledge to help them relate to the situations shown in the program. It is important to let the trainees interact with you and each other during the training session. Stimulating conversation within the group is one of the best things you, as the presenter of the program, can do to help everyone get as much as possible from the session. Be alert for comments that could help in this area in future sessions and make note of them. As the presenter, you also should: -

Keep the session related to the topic of the OSHA Asbestos Standard and potential exposure to asbestos in the workplace.

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Relate discussions to your company's operations, procedures and responsibilities.

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Prevent any one person or small group of employees in the session from doing all the talking.

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Get everyone involved. Ask questions of those who don't participate voluntarily.

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Clarify comments by relating them to the key points in the program.

Use the Outline of Major Program Points section in this guide, as well as the information included in the quiz, as the basis for answering any questions. If you don't know the answer, say so. Tragic results may occur should you provide incorrect or inaccurate information. Remember, this is a positive program on how to work safely in environments where there is potential exposure to asbestos.

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Setting Up the Class and Classroom Remember, there are a number of things that must be done to set up the class as well as the classroom. These fall into several groups of activities, and include: -

Scheduling and Notification — Use the enclosed form to schedule employees into the session. — Make sure that the session is scheduled so that it fits into your attendees' work day. — Send out notification of the session well in advance, to give people enough time to incorporate it into their schedule for that day. — If possible, post a notification on bulletin boards in the affected employees' areas.

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The Classroom — Schedule the room well in advance. — Make sure the room can accommodate the expected number of attendees. — Check it again on the day of the program to make sure there is no conflict. — Make sure the room can be darkened, and won't create a glare on the television screen. — Locate the light controls and test them. — Make sure the power for the videotape or DVD player you are using operates separately from the room light. — See if you can control the room temperature. — Know where the closest restrooms are located. — Assure that the room is free from distracting noises. — Make sure emergency exits are marked and known to the attendees.

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Seating — Make sure everyone can see the screen from their seat. — Make sure everyone can hear the videotape/DVD and you (when you speak). — Check to see that seating is such that writing can be done easily. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

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Equipment and Materials — Make sure the videotape or DVD player, monitor, and all appropriate cables and extension cords are available. — Make sure a stand or table is available and is of appropriate height for all attendees to easily see the monitor. — If you plan on using a chartpad, blackboard, or other writing board, make sure it is available, easy to see, and you have the proper writing implements. — Make sure you have 6" x 8" index cards or other materials to be used as name tents for attendees. — Make sure you have made up a sufficient number of copies of the quiz, as well as any other handouts you are using.

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Final Check — Make sure equipment is in the room prior to the scheduled session. — Check to see that the room is set up properly. — Check equipment prior to the presentation to assure that it works. — Make sure extension cords, etc. are taped down, if need be, to avoid tripping. — If you are using the videotape version of the program, run the leader up to the point where the program begins.

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CONDUCTING THE SESSION The Initial Steps In conducting the session remember the positive nature of this presentation. Everyone is attending in order to learn more about how to do things safely. Initially, you need to: -

Introduce yourself as the session asbestoses.

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State the title of the program, Asbestos Awareness.

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Inform the attendees when there will be breaks (if you plan them) the location of exits and restrooms and if water, coffee, or other refreshments will be available.

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Make sure all of the attendees have signed in on your scheduling and attendance sheet. Remember, it is very important to document peoples' attendance at the session.

Once this housekeeping is done, it is time to move to the meat of the session. First, the attendees need to be informed about the objectives of the session (this is where you can use a flip chart or board to list the objectives, which should be done prior to the class starting). This listing should be preceded with some introductory remarks. Your own words are always best, but the remarks should follow along the lines of the following: "Almost everybody knows that exposure to asbestos can be dangerous. Asbestos can be a very hazardous substance. Longterm exposure can cause lung disease and cancer." "Breathing asbestos is by far the most common way to be exposed. Tiny asbestos fibers can go deep into our lungs, where they become embedded and may eventually cause tumors to develop."

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"Since environments where asbestos is present can be so dangerous, we need to learn as much as we can about working with this once commonly used mineral. Also, we need to be familiar with certain requirements in the OSHA Asbestos Standard... especially those concerning workplace controls and personal protective equipment so we can protect ourselves from asbestos exposure." "The program that we are going to watch today provides a lot of good information about how to work safely in situations where we may be exposed to asbestos or asbestos-containing materials. To make this the most productive session possible, we need to look at what we want to accomplish here today." (Verbally reference the Objectives list from the first section in this guide, or point to the blackboard or chart where you have written them down.) Once the objectives have been provided, you are ready to show the program. However, you do need to let the attendees know that they will be taking a quiz at the end of the session (if you are using it). It needs to be emphasized that they are not being graded, but that the quiz is being used to see if the session is effectively transmitting information to them in a way they will remember.

Showing the Program At this point, you need to introduce the title of the program once again, Asbestos Awareness, darken the lights if necessary, and begin the showing of the program. If you are using the DVD version of the course you have several options as to how you can move through the program and what employees see. The DVD menu has two selection bars: -

Play.

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Contact Us.

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To just play the program from beginning to end, select Play. If you would like information on other programs and products that are available from Training Network you can select Contact Us for information about how to contact us.

Conducting the Discussion After the program has been shown, it is time for the group discussion on the information contained in the session. Care must be taken to make sure that the discussion is kept to the general topic of avoiding asbestos exposure. There are several ways to conduct these discussions. These include: -

Calling for questions from the attendees and using these questions as the basis for the discussion.

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Leading the discussion through the points covered in the program, using statements such as: — "Needle-like asbestos fibers can damage our lungs and cause asbestosis. Who can describe the symptoms of this lung disease, as well as other ways which asbestos can damage the body?" — "If you find an asbestos-containing material which is damaged to the extent that it could release asbestos fibers, what are some of the things that should be done immediately to make the situation less hazardous?"

You should use the discussion format that you are most comfortable with. The Outline of Major Program Points section in this guide, and the questions and answers in the master copies of the quiz can be very useful as a basis for discussion. Remember, you have allocated a limited amount of time in which this discussion can take place. It is important to blend the attendees' questions and areas of obvious interest with the objective of trying to touch on each major area within the session in the discussion. By touching on each area, the attendees are much more likely to retain the information presented in the session. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

Concluding the Presentation Once discussion has concluded, whether naturally or you have had to bring the discussion to a close in order to complete the session within the time allowed, it is time to give the quiz (if you are using it). Again, remind the attendees that the quiz is only meant to help determine how effective the presentation of the information is, and that they will not be graded on it. Let them know that they have approximately five minutes to complete the quiz. At the end of the five minute period, remind the attendees to date and sign their quizzes, and then collect them. The attendees should be thanked for attending the session and reminded of any other sessions in the educational program that they may be attending. They can then be dismissed to return to their normal activities. *(An alternative to this approach is to give the quiz immediately after showing the program, then use a review of the quiz as a basis for your group discussion.)

Wrapping Up the Paperwork Before much time has passed, and the subject matter is fresh in your mind, several areas of paperwork must be completed. First, check to make sure that all attendees signed the scheduling and attendance form. Next, make sure that you have a quiz from every attendee, dated and signed. Also, depending upon what you have decided to do, a copy of the attendance sheet, along with the quiz for each attendee should be either filed in your files, or turned over to the attendee's department manager or the personnel office so that this paperwork can be included in their personnel file. Remember, you have allocated a limited amount of time in which this discussion can take place. It is important to blend the attendees' questions and interests with the objective of trying to touch on each major area that is discussed within the program. By touching on each area, the attendees are much more likely to retain the information presented in the session.

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OUTLINE OF MAJOR PROGRAM POINTS The following outline summarizes the major points of information presented in the program. The outline can be used to review the program before conducting a classroom session, as well as in preparing to lead a class discussion about the program. -

Asbestos is a mineral which has many positive qualities. It is: — Fireproof. — Heat-resistant. — Lightweight. — Resistant to most chemicals. — Sound-absorbing. — And it does not conduct electricity.

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Products that contain asbestos can be helpful, but they can also be very harmful. — Asbestos has hidden dangers that you need to know about.

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While most rocks break down into tiny particles, like grains of sand, asbestos breaks down into small fibers, like strands of rope. — These fibers are invisible to the human eye — You need a powerful microscope to see them. — They have the strength of steel.

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The biggest problem when dealing with asbestos fibers is that you can not: — See them. — Taste them. — Smell them.

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If asbestos fibers enter your body, they can cause severe damage.

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Asbestos has been used throughout the building and construction industry. In the past it was: — Mixed with plaster and wallboard for strength and support. — Sprayed onto wall, ceilings, and steel girders for fireproofing. — Wrapped around pipes, boilers and heating ducts for insulation. — Used in floor and ceiling tiles.

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Several types of workers need to know about the hazards of working with or near asbestos: — Custodians. — Engineers. — Maintenance personnel.

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Asbestos hazards are so serious that OSHA has issued a standard requiring that when employees are working around asbestos they must be: — Trained. — Monitored. — Protected.

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As part of the training in this program, you will learn: — The health risks and effects of long-term asbestos exposure. — How to recognize and deal with possible asbestos hazards. — The content of your employer's asbestos management plan.

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Asbestos fibers can float in the air for long periods of time, and can be easily inhaled. — They can cause severe damage to the lungs. — Yet in most instances there are not any immediate sideeffects.

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This exposure to asbestos fibers can lead to a disease known as asbestosis. — It can cause shortness of breath. — It may also cause enlargement of the heart. — In extreme cases, it can even cause death.

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Long-term exposure to asbestos fibers can also lead to cancer.

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People who smoke are especially vulnerable to asbestos. — Cigarette smoke breaks down the lungs' defensive system, and leaves them vulnerable to asbestos fibers. — Smokers are over 50 times more likely to become sick after long-term exposure to asbestos.

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Some of the ways to reduce your exposure to asbestos include knowing: — Where it is located in your work areas. — How to recognize potential problems. — What to do if you find damaged asbestos materials.

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If asbestos-containing materials are located in your workplace, your facility will have an asbestos management plan. — The plan will contain a list of asbestos materials.

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There should also be a sign or a label at each location where asbestos is located to warn you. — Notify your supervisor if there is not a sign where asbestos may be present.

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Asbestos materials that you may encounter generally fit into two categories: — Friable. — Non-friable.

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Friable asbestos material can be easily damaged or broken: — This can release dangerous fibers into the air.

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Non-friable material is not damaged as easily, but can also release asbestos fibers.

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The three most common materials that contain asbestos are: — Thermal system insulation. — Floor tiles. — Sprayed-on materials.

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Thermal system insulation is the most common type of friable asbestos material, and can be found on: — Boilers. — Utility pipes. — Ductwork. — Heating systems.

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Keep a special look-out for possible problems with this asbestos material. — Even a small tear in the insulation is a potential hazard.

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If you encounter damaged insulation, minimize the chance of exposure by acting quickly. — Secure the area, even if you are not sure that the material contains asbestos. — Post a warning sign. — Immediately notify your supervisor, your facility's environmental manager or an outside company (if appropriate).

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If you can not fix the situation immediately, you may be asked to temporarily patch the damaged area. — Before starting work, put on appropriate personal protective equipment (this may include gloves, a respirator and disposable overalls). — Wrap the damaged material with strong plastic. — Secure it with duct tape.

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The professionals will find a more permanent solution. — When they arrive, keep clear and let them do their work. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

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Never handle or remove any asbestos material unless you are authorized and properly equipped. — If asbestos material needs to be removed, first talk to your supervisor to find out who in your facility is qualified.

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Floor tiles, as well as the glue used to stick the tiles to the ground, can also contain asbestos. — Although floor tiles are non-friable, if they are damaged they can still release fibers. — Look for cuts, grooves or cracks in the material. — If you notice damage, seal off the area and notify your supervisor. — Do not grind, cut or break apart floor tiles, since this could release fibers.

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If you need to strip a floor's finish, use the wet method. — Dampen the floor so asbestos fibers are less likely to become airborne. — Use a low abrasion pad, at speeds of less than 300 rpm, for safe cleaning.

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Ceiling tiles may also contain asbestos. — Be careful when changing light bulbs or replacing the tiles. — Look for broken corners or other damaged areas (both are signs that the tiles may be releasing fibers).

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Asbestos may also be found sprayed onto ceilings and walls. — These are friable materials. — They must be handled with extreme caution.

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Sprayed on materials can peel away from a surface, and the resulting dust and debris could contain asbestos. — Do not sweep or shovel this material while it is dry (this stirs up fibers into the air where they can be inhaled). — Report the problem to your supervisor, who will arrange for cleanup and disposal. 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

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Depending on the job, you may be asked to assist in the repair or removal of asbestos at your facility. — Make sure that you use proper personal protective equipment. — Although asbestos is not a skin contact hazard, by wearing disposable overalls decontamination will be much easier.

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You will also need to wear a respirator fitted with special filters, to help prevent you from inhaling fibers. — The respirator must be the right size and shape for your face. — Fit test the respirator to prevent gaps between your face and the mask, so asbestos fibers can not leak through. — You'll be trained to clean and maintain your respirator, as well as how and when to change the filters.

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When cleaning up any asbestos-containing materials, never use an ordinary vacuum. — Even a shop-grade vacuum will send fibers into the air. — Vacuums used for asbestos cleanup must be fitted with special HEPA filters. — These high efficiency particulate filters prevent the release of asbestos fibers into the air.

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Remember to use the wet method during cleanup activities. — Make sure the asbestos is wet before, during and after handling, even if a HEPA vacuum is used. — After any cleanup, wet wipe the area with a damp cloth. — Be sure to dispose of the cloth properly.

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Asbestos materials must be properly bagged and labeled. — Use only official asbestos disposal bags for this purpose. — When labeling a bag, use a generator label that lists the name and address of your facility.

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If an asbestos disposal bag tears, seal it with tape immediately. — Place the damaged bag inside a new bag and seal the new bag. — Place a generator label on the new outer bag. — Remember, asbestos is a regulated waste, so it must be hauled to a licensed landfill.

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When helping with an asbestos cleanup, you may be asked to wear an air-sampling device. — This measures the airborne concentration of asbestos fibers in your work area. — An air pump is strapped to your waist, and a sampling cassette is taped to the front of your shoulder. — After you turn in the cassette, the air sample is analyzed for asbestos content.

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After any work with asbestos materials, you must decontaminate yourself and your equipment. — This prevents the spread of asbestos dust and debris. — Always use an official decontamination area. — This area should be equipped with a HEPA vacuum, as well as a plastic drop cloth (to contain any loose fibers).

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Never eat, drink or smoke in these decontamination areas, or in any other area where asbestos is present. — This increases your chance of inhaling fibers.

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When you are decontaminating your clothing, never brush off dust or debris. — This sends asbestos fibers into the air. — Use a HEPA vacuum to remove these materials from your clothing before taking it off. — Also vacuum your equipment and asbestos disposal bags.

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Scrub your hands and face with soap and water before leaving work. — If possible, you should shower before leaving your facility as well. — If not, shower immediately when you get home. — This prevents exposing your family or friends.

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To provide an additional safeguard, you may be asked to participate in a medical surveillance program. — This makes certain that you are not exposed to dangerous amounts of asbestos. — It will also verify that you can safely wear a respirator.

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The medical surveillance program requires that you make regular visits to a doctor. — You may be asked to take a breathing capacity test, or have X-rays taken of your lungs. — This is provided free of charge. — If you have any questions, consult with your supervisor.

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Asbestos may be a hidden danger, but it is not hard to find ways to protect yourself.

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Know where asbestos is located in your facility, and check your asbestos management plan.

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Inspect all asbestos locations at least twice a year.

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Record the results of these inspections in an asbestos log book for future reference.

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Do not disturb asbestos-containing materials unless it is absolutely necessary.

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Take steps to prevent contamination during operations involving asbestos.

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Always remember to decontaminate after coming into contact with any asbestos material.

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ACCOMPANYING MATERIALS In order to assist you in conducting your session on asbestos awareness we have provided some materials that can be used with this program. Many of these materials have been furnished in master form. This will enable you to make as many copies of these forms as you need. If you have colored paper available to you, it is often useful to put each form on a different color. This enables you to easily differentiate between the materials. The materials enclosed with this guide include:

Scheduling and Attendance Form This form is provided so you can easily schedule your attendees into each session of the program. It is important that you have each attendee sign in on the appropriate form, documenting their attendance at the session. Typically, a copy of this attendance/sign-in form is filed in the employee's personnel file.

Quiz The quiz is normally given after viewing the program. However, if you want an indication of the increase in the attendees' knowledge of how to work safely in asbestos exposure situations, you can give the quiz both before and after the program is shown. You can also use the quiz as the basis for class discussion. If you have decided to give the quiz both before and after the attendees view the program, it is often interesting to have the attendees compare their before and after answers as part of the session. The quiz is usually filed in the employee's personnel file.

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Training Certificate This form allows you to give each employee their own certificate of completion showing that they have attended the course and taken the quiz. Space is provided to insert the employee's name, the course instructor and the date of completion.

Employee Training Log This log helps you to keep track of when each employee has taken this course, as well as associated courses or training. Space is provided to list pertinent data about the employee, as well as information such as the date the course was taken, and the instructor conducting the course. A copy of this form should be kept in each employee's training or personnel file.

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SCHEDULING AND ATTENDANCE FORM ASBESTOS AWARENESS TRAINING SESSION SCHEDULE ATTENDEE

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QUIZ ASBESTOS AWARENESS Name:

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1. True or False... Asbestos fibers are so small that they can only be seen with a microscope? True False 2. Asbestos is known for which of these qualities? It is… Fireproof. Lightweight. Absorbs sound. All of the above. 3. True or False... Inhaling asbestos fibers is 50 times more hazardous for people who smoke? True False 4. True or False... Asbestos can be found in some floor and ceiling tiles? True False 5. Asbestos can often be found in which of these areas, especially in older buildings? Utility rooms. Kitchens. Basements. All of the above. 6. True or False... A slight deterioration of asbestos-containing insulation will usually not result in a release of fibers? True False 7. True or False... It is very important to wash your hands and face after coming into contact with asbestos-containing materials? True False 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

QUIZ ASBESTOS AWARENESS PRESENTER'S COPY WITH ANSWERS 1. True or False... Asbestos fibers are so small that they can only be seen with a microscope? X True False 2. Asbestos is known for which of these qualities? It is… Fireproof. Lightweight. Absorbs sound. X All of the above. 3. True or False... Inhaling asbestos fibers is 50 times more hazardous for people who smoke? X True False 4. True or False... Asbestos can be found in some floor and ceiling tiles? X True False 5. Asbestos can often be found in which of these areas, especially in older buildings? Utility rooms. Kitchens. Basements. X All of the above. 6. True or False... A slight deterioration of asbestos-containing insulation will usually not result in a release of fibers? True X False 7. True or False... It is very important to wash your hands and face after coming into contact with asbestos-containing materials? True X False 106 Capitola Drive Durham, NC 27713 (P) 919-544-6663 (F) 919-544-5800 Trainingnetwork.com

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