Asbestos Management Program

The University will maintain a safe work and study environment for faculty, staff, students, visitors and contractors. It is the policy of the University to maintain all asbestos-containing material in a safe condition during normal building operations and have all maintenance, repair or renovation undertaken using appropriate procedures. To support this, the University has established an Asbestos Management Program.

Program:

Asbestos Management Program

Supporting Documents:

Appendix A – Tenant of Leased Space- Notification of the Presence of Asbestos Containing Materials (Sample Letter)

Appendix B – Asbestos Sampling Notice (Form)

Appendix C – Asbestos Abatement Notice (Form)

Appendix D – Collection of Bulk Material Samples (Table)

Appendix E – Bulk Sample Collection Procedure (Procedure)

Appendix F- Re-Inspection of Asbestos Containing Material (Form)

Appendix G – Notification of Work that may involve Disturbance of Asbestos-Containing Materials (Sample Letter)

Appendix H - Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the Control of Asbestos Fibers During Type 1 Operations

SOP 1.10:  The Removal of Less than 7.5 square meters of Asbestos Containing Ceiling Tiles (intact)

SOP 1.11: The Removal of Non-Friable, Asbestos-Containing Material, Other than Ceiling Tiles (Intact)

SOP 1.12: Breaking, Cutting, Drilling, Abrading, Grinding, Sanding or Vibrating Non-Friable Asbestos-Containing Material (Includes Wetting and Only Non-Powered, Hand-Held Tools)

SOP 1.13: The Removal of Vinyl Asbestos Floor Tiles (Involves Breaking) (Includes Wetting and Only Non-Powered, Hand-Held Tools)

SOP 1.20: The Removal of Less Than One Square Meter of Drywall in which Asbestos-Containing, Joint-Filling compounds have been used