ASBESTOS AWARENESS. THREE OSHA REGULATIONS PERTAIN TO PONTENTIAL WORKPLACE EXPOSURES TO ASBESTOS . 29 CFR 1926.1101
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B. Thermal insulation
D. Building ventilation systems
E. Ceiling tiles
F. Dry wall, dry wall tape or plaster
G. Textured paints
H. Roofing shingles, felt, tar and flashing
I. Decorative building materials - textured paints
J. Sheathing on electronics and power cables
k. Transite (corrugated looking materials, cement texture - not fiberglass - not aluminum)
L. Pads found in automotive brakes and clutches.
result from exposure to airborne asbestos fibers ?
shingles, wall boards, tile, piping
has been used for hundreds of years as an insulation
and fireproofing material.
otherwise protected so that no fibers can become airborne
doesn’t present a hazard.
or reduced to powder by hand pressure when dry. Friable
asbestos has the potential to release asbestos fibers that can
become airborne. : True
asbestos. Many materials that contain
asbestos look just the same as materials that
: True, many fibrous materials have the same
appearance as asbestos. Asbestos must be
identified under laboratory conditions.
asbestos you may wear a cotton mask and continue to
: False, friable asbestos is in its most dangerous
work activity may disturb the material ?
9. Where might Asbestos be found?
Fireproofing, thermal insulation, boilers, building ventilation systems, ceiling tiles, dry wall, dry wall tape or plaster, textured paints, roofing shingles, felt, tar and flashing, decorative building materials - textured paints, sheathing on electronics and power cables, Transite (corrugated looking materials, cement texture. Pads found in automotive brakes and clutches.