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Additional monitoring. Notwithstanding the provisions of paragraphs (d)(2)(ii) and (d)(4) of this section, the employer shall institute the exposure monitoring required under paragraphs (d)(2)(i) and (d)(3) of this section whenever there has been a change in the production, process, control  equipment, personnel or work practices that may result in new or additional Homeowner Asbestos Removal exposures.

Above the TWA permissible exposure  limit and/or excursion limit or when the employer has any reason to suspect that a change may result in new or additional Homeowner Asbestos Removal exposures above the PEL and/or excursion limit. Method of monitoring. 

All samples taken to satisfy the monitoring requirements of paragraph (d) of this section shall be personal   samples collected following the procedures specified in Appendix A. All samples taken to satisfy the monitoring requirements of paragraph (d) of this Homeowner Asbestos Removal section  shall be evaluated using the OSHA Reference Method (ORM) specified in Appendix A of this section, or an equivalent counting method. 

If an equivalent method to the ORM is used, the   employer shall ensure that the method meets the following criteria: Replicate Homeowner Asbestos Removal exposure data used to establish equivalency are collected in side-by-side field and laboratory comparisons.

The comparison  indicates that 90% of the samples collected in the range 0.5 to 2.0 times the permissible limit have an accuracy range of plus or minus 25 percent of the ORM results at a 95% confidence level as demonstrated by a statistically valid protocol; and The equivalent Homeowner Asbestos Removal method is documented and the results of the comparison testing are maintained. 

To satisfy the monitoring requirements of paragraph (d) of this section, employers must use the results of monitoring analysis performed by Homeowner Asbestos Removal laboratories which have  instituted quality assurance programs that include the elements as prescribed in Appendix A of this section. Employee notification of monitoring results. 

The employer must, within 15 working days after the receipt of the results of any   monitoring performed under this Homeowner Asbestos Removal sections, notify each affected employee of these results either individually in writing or by posting the results in an appropriate location that is accessible to affected employees. 

The written   notification required by paragraph (d)(7)(i) of this section shall contain the corrective action being taken by the employer to reduce employee exposure to or below the TWA and/or excursion limit, wherever monitoring Homeowner Asbestos Removal results indicated that the TWA and/or excursion limit had been exceeded. 

Regulated Areas. -- Establishment. The employer shall establish regulated areas wherever airborne concentrations of asbestos and/or PACM are in excess of the TWA and/or Homeowner Asbestos Removal excursion limit prescribed in paragraph (c) of this section. Demarcation. 

Regulated areas shall be demarcated from the rest of the workplace in any manner that minimizes the number of persons who will be exposed to asbestos. Access. Access to  regulated areas shall be limited to authorized persons or to persons authorized by the Act or Homeowner Asbestos Removal regulations issued pursuant thereto. Provision of respirators. 

Each person entering a regulated area shall be   supplied with and required to use a respirator, selected in accordance with paragraph (g)(2) of this section. Prohibited activities. The employer shall ensure that employees do not eat, drink, smoke, chew tobacco or gum, or apply cosmetics in the Homeowner Asbestos Removal regulated areas. 

Methods of compliance. -- Engineering controls and work practices. The employer shall institute   engineering controls and work practices to reduce and maintain employee exposure to or below the TWA and/or excursion limit prescribed in paragraph (c) of this Homeowner Asbestos Removal section, except to the extent that such controls are not feasible. 

Wherever the feasible   engineering controls and work practices that can be instituted are not sufficient to reduce employee exposure to or below the TWA and/or excursion limit prescribed in paragraph (c) of this Homeowner Asbestos Removal   section, the employer shall use them to reduce employee exposure to the lowest levels achievable by these controls.

Shall supplement them by the use of respiratory protection that complies with the requirements of paragraph (g) of this   section. For the following Homeowner Asbestos Removal operations, wherever feasible engineering controls and work practices that can be instituted are not sufficient to reduce the employee exposure to or below the TWA and/or excursion limit prescribed in paragraph (c) of this section.

The employer shall use them to reduce employee exposure   to or below 0.5 fiber per cubic centimeter of air (as an eight-hour time-weighted average) or 2.5 fibers/cc for 30 minutes (short-term exposure) and shall supplement them by the use of any combination of respiratory protection that complies with the requirements of paragraph (g) of this Homeowner Asbestos Removal section.

Work practices and feasible engineering controls that will reduce employee exposure to or below the TWA and to or below the excursion limit permissible prescribed in paragraph (c) of this Homeowner Asbestos Removal section: Coupling cutoff in primary asbestos cement pipe manufacturing; sanding in primary and secondary asbestos cement sheet manufacturing; grinding in primary.

Secondary friction product manufacturing; carding and spinning in dry textile processes; and grinding and sanding in primary plastics manufacturing. Local exhaust ventilation. Local Homeowner Asbestos Removal exhaust ventilation and dust collection systems shall be designed, constructed, installed.

Maintained in accordance with good practices such as those found in the American National Standard Fundamentals Governing the Homeowner Asbestos Removal Design and Operation of Local Exhaust Systems, ANSI Z9.2-1979. Particular tools. All hand-operated and power-operated tools which would produce.

Release fibers of asbestos, such as, but not limited to, saws, scorers, abrasive wheels, and drills, shall be provided with local exhaust ventilation   systems which comply with Homeowner Asbestos Removal paragraph (f)(1)(iv) of this section. Wet methods. Insofar as practicable, asbestos shall be handled, mixed, applied, removed, cut, scored.

Otherwise worked in a wet state sufficient to prevent the emission of   airborne fibers so as to expose employees to levels in excess of the TWA and/or excursion limit, prescribed in paragraph (c) of this section, unless the usefulness of the Homeowner Asbestos Removal product would be diminished thereby. [Reserved] Particular products and operations. 

No asbestos cement, mortar, coating, grout, plaster, or similar material   containing asbestos, shall be removed from bags, cartons, or other containers in which they are shipped, without Homeowner Asbestos Removal being either wetted, or enclosed, or ventilated so as to prevent effectively the release  of airborne fibers. 

Compressed air. Compressed air shall not be used to remove asbestos or materials containing asbestos unless the compressed air is used in conjunction with Homeowner Asbestos Removal a ventilation system which effectively captures the dust cloud created by the compressed air. Flooring. Sanding of asbestos-containing flooring material is prohibited.

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