Shipbreaking. Module 6: Workplace & Chemical Hazards 6.1 Asbestos Susan Harwood Grant Number SH-17820-08-60-F-23. Disclaimer.
Module 6: Workplace & Chemical Hazards
Susan Harwood Grant Number SH-17820-08-60-F-23
This material was produced under grant number SH-17820-08-60-F-23 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or polices of the U.S. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Figure 1 Asbestos signage outside restricted area
Figure 2 Glass furnace at 2300 degrees
Figure 3 Lagging around piping in the engine room.
Figure 4 Hall way in the main deck passage way.
Figure 5 Flooring in the staterooms
Figure 6 Non-hazardous waste in drum.
Figure 7 Glass blowers in Seattle.
Figure 8 Marking asbestos lagging.
Figure 9 Wall material in staterooms.
Figure 10 Flooring in staterooms.
Figure 11 Valves in the engine room with asbestos lagging.
Figure 12 Engine room near the boilers and generators
Figure 13 Captains and officers galley
Figure 14 Cement plant in El Paso, Texas
Figure 15 Bunker gear used by fire fighters
Figure 16 Tracked crane in yard
Figure 17 Control room with sound proofing material on bulkheads
Figure 18 PPE’s with Tyvek suit and N-95 mask
Figure 19 Asbestos containment room
Figure 20 Powered APR testing
Figure 21 Powered Air Purified Respirator
Figure 22 Workers in tyvek suit and air purified respirators
Figure 23 Workers outside asbestos containment room
Figure 24 Asbestos workers transiting to the workplace
Figure 25 Asbestos change room with showers and protective clothing
Figure 26 ESCO Marine’s portable change room for asbestos workers on board vessel
Figure 27 Signage outside portable change room
Figure 28 View of the portable change room
Figure29 Entry into restricted asbestos area
Figure 30 Entry to restricted asbestos area
Figure 31 Grounded fibers from wiring
Figure 32 Cutting sectional with torch
Figure 33 Workers taking materials to be cleaned inside containment area
Figure 34 Workers in the yard
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