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  • 1) Removes asbestos from ceilings, walls, beams, boilers, and other structures, following hazardous waste handling guidelines: Assembles scaffolding and seals off work area, using plastic sheeting and duct tape.

  • 2) Positions mobile decontamination unit or portable showers at entrance of work area.

  • 3) Builds connecting walkway between mobile unit or portable showers and work area, using handtools, lumber, nails, plastic sheeting, and duct tape.

  • 4) Positions portable air evacuation and filtration system inside work area.

  • 5) Sprays chemical solution over asbestos covered surfaces, using tank with attached hose and nozzle, to soften asbestos.

  • 6) Cuts and scrapes asbestos from surfaces, using knife and scraper.

  • 7) Shovels asbestos into plastic disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape.

  • 8) Cleans work area of loose asbestos, using vacuum, broom, and dust pan.

  • 9) Places asbestos in disposal bags and seals bags, using duct tape.

  • 10) Dismantles scaffolding and temporary walkway, using handtools, and places plastic sheeting and disposal bags into transport bags.

  • 11) Seals bags, using duct tape, and loads bags into truck.




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Job Number: 263