Accession Number:

ADA222144

Title:

A Management Guide to Asbestos: Medico-Legal, Regulatory, and Hazard Abatement Considerations

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jul 1985-Jul 1986

Corporate Author:

ACADEMY OF HEALTH SCIENCES (ARMY) FORT SAM HOUSTON TX HEALTH CARE ADMINISTRATION

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1986-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

122.0

Abstract:

This study was done to develop an authoritative and comprehensive guide to asbestos which would provide management with the knowledge necessary to identify and control asbestos hazards within institutions under their control. Key topics covered by the guide include description and uses of asbestos health hazards associated with asbestos and related liability issues a history of government involvement in the asbestos issue facility inspection and asbestos hazard assessment methodology for initiating an asbestos abatement project asbestos abatement alternatives current government regulations affecting asbestos abatement projects and monitoring the performance of asbestos abatement contractors. Keywords Environmental protection agency, asbestos-containing materials.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE