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REP SHE 9 Asbestos use in buildings: the hazards and their mitigation

Publication Year

1993

Document Status

Red 
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Abstract

Reviews the history of asbestos use in buildings. It examines the type and location of asbestos-containing materials in buildings, hazards associated with asbestos, precautions to be taken when working with asbestos, building surveys, remedial treatment, asbestos on contaminated land, waste disposal methods, asbestos materials in fires and the requirements for air monitoring.

ISBN

0902167456

Publisher Information

Loss Prevention Council

Formed from a merger of the Fire Offices Committee, the Fire Insurers Research and Testing Organisation and the Insurers Technical Bureau in 1984, the Loss Prevention Council (LPC) later went on to develop a certification body, the Loss Prevention Certification Board (LPCB), itself taken over by BRE Certification in April 2000. Other LPC documents are now available from the Fire Protection Association.

FPA
Bastille Court
2 Paris Garden
London
SE1 8ND
UK

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