How we perform asbestos removal jobs
As part of our quality asbestos service, a Final Report (hand-over with copies of air monitoring & waste disposal consignment notices) will take place. We will also check that you are fully satisfied with our work.
The sequence of work:
Risk assessment & method statements
A risk assessment will be produced to cover all aspects of safety for persons on-site, highlighting potential problems. A complete method statements detailing all the site and removal procedures activities will be forwarded to the Inspection du Travail, CRAMIF, OPPBTP and our Works Doctor.
Personal Protective Equipment
Asteck fits Each operative wears a battery powered respirator (approved to EN147 TMP3) or a compressed air-feed respirator. Protective clothing consists of one-piece disposable overalls with integral hood, gloves and boots impervious to hazardous materials. Each operative has undergone training to ensure correct use, operation and care of his respiratory equipment.
A solid barrier shall isolate the work area from the public and all common areas. Warning sign will clearly signify the nature of the works and the risks.
The work area will be an enclosed space, and all openings such as windows, doors and ventilation grilles sealed with polythene to prevent the dispersion of hazardous fibres. Polythene will also be applied to all surfaces that are not decontaminable. A 3 or 5 compartiment airlock, with 1 or Upon leaving the zone, each operator vacuums his overalls, removes his overalls and enter the shower, washing himself and his respirator in the process. enters the dirty stage of
3 or 5 stage decontamination airlocks
A 3 or 5 stage airlock is connected the work area. This is the only point of entry or exit to the work zone.
Each operative must decontaminate after coming into contact with hazardous materials. The decontamination airlock contains a clean and dirty end with either 1 or 2 shower stage(s) in the middle.
Upon leaving the work zone, each operator vacuums his overalls and removes them in the dirty end. The operator then enters the shower stage, washing himself and his respirator in the process. He then enters the clean airlock where he dries himself and gets dressed. The operator then dries his masque and puts it onto charge.
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