Clearance Asbestos Air Monitoring


Clearance asbestos air monitoring tests the air to measure the level of airborne asbestos fibers in an area following work or removal of asbestos containing materials. An area is ‘cleared’ when the level of airborne asbestos fibers is measured as being below 70 structures per millimeter squared (AHERA TEM). For PCM sampling and analysis using

Twenty years of research suggests asbestos regulations need updating


By Pamela Kidron The Asbestos Crises: New Trends in Prevention and Treatment Aubrey Miller M.D. According to Miller, Libby, Mont. raised awareness of the potential harm from non-occupational exposure to asbestos. Linked Video Watch an EPA video about asbestos in Libby, Mont. (02:36) (Launches in new window) Asbestos regulations were last updated in the mid-1980s,

What Are The General Guidelines For Renovation Projects In AZ?


1. Determine if the building has been inspected by an AHERA-certified asbestos building inspector during the past year. If it has been, obtain a copy of the asbestos report to determine if asbestos is present. If it has not been inspected, have the building inspected by an AHERA-certified asbestos inspector and verify his or her

EPA fines six Arizona school districts for asbestos violations


Release Date: 02/19/2013 Contact Information: Rusty Harris-Bishop, harris-bishop.rusty@epa.gov, 415-972-3140 More than 15,000 students to be protected by additional inspections, asbestos plans (2/19/2013) SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has fined six Arizona school districts a combined total of $94,575 for Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) violations. More than 15,000 children attend the

Dr. Richard Lemen, “Asbestos: What Is It?” – Global Asbestos Awareness Week


Asbestos is a commercial term referring to a group of naturally-occurring fibrous minerals. Asbestos has remarkable durability and resistance to heat, properties conferring value in a wide range of products including building and pipe insulation, friction products including brake shoes, and fire-resistant bricks. Asbestos has been woven into fireproof cloth and incorporated into cement pipes

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