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Good Practice Guidance for the Management and Control of Asbestos
Protecting Workplaces and Communities from Asbestos Exposure Risks
ISBN 9789292693701
Publication year: 2022

Cdn: $34.50; US: $23.00
Language: English
60 pages
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This publication aims to increase awareness of the health risks associated with asbestos in the workplace and provides recommendations and checklists on avoiding and managing the risks of exposure.

Occupational exposure to asbestos is estimated to lead to more than 230,000 deaths globally every year. This publication provides guidance on the duties of employers and contractors in minimizing risks from asbestos; training requirements; and the identification, containment, safe removal, and management of asbestos waste.

Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Asbestos Awareness
  • Laws and Obligations
  • General Duties/Responsibilities
  • Asbestos Training
  • Asbestos Identification
  • Managing Asbestos Risk
  • Working Safely with Asbestos
  • Managing Incidents
  • Managing the Risks of Asbestos Removal
  • Asbestos Waste
  • Managing Asbestos Exposure During Disasters
  • Limitations
  • Useful Reading Materials
Good Practice Guidance for the Management and Control of Asbestos
Cdn: $34.50; US: $23.00
Asian Development Bank (ADB) BookID: 129391 Added: 2022.4.10