4620.3582 Removal Of Entire Facility Components


Published: 2015

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4620.3582 REMOVAL OF ENTIRE FACILITY COMPONENTS.


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Subpart 1.

Applicability.

A person performing abatement may use the procedures in this part as an alternative to the procedures in parts 4620.3566 to 4620.3575 when the criteria in subpart 2 are met.


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Subp. 2.

Conditions for removal of entire facility components.

The procedures in this part may be used to remove entire facility components with intact asbestos-containing material when the:

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A.

amount of asbestos-containing material to be glove bagged does not exceed 25 linear feet per room;


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B.

asbestos-containing material or its covering to be removed is not damaged; and


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C.

glove bag procedures in part 4620.3580 are followed.



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Subp. 3.

Procedures.

The work practices of this subpart must be followed in the sequence provided.

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A.

Before disturbing the asbestos-containing material, cleaning of the area within ten feet of the asbestos-containing material to be removed must be completed according to part 4620.3566.


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B.

The asbestos-containing material or its covering to be removed must be wet with amended water before wrapping.

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(1)

The covering must not be broken to wet the asbestos-containing material.


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(2)

The asbestos-containing material and its covering must remain wet until final disposal.



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C.

The facility component to be removed must be wrapped in two layers of six-mil polyethylene sheeting.


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D.

The polyethylene sheeting must be sealed with tape or a comparable material to provide an airtight seal around the facility component to be removed.


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E.

Areas which will be cut to release the facility component must be free of asbestos.

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(1)

When a glove bag is used to provide an asbestos-free surface, the glove bag must be attached to the polyethylene wrap.


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(2)

After the glove bag has been removed from the structure, the encapsulated ends must be wrapped in six-mil polyethylene sheeting and sealed with tape or a comparable material.



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F.

If the facility component is not located on the ground or floor, the facility component must be:

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(1)

supported while being released; and


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(2)

lowered to the ground or floor and not dropped or thrown.



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G.

Facility components must be labeled with asbestos warning labels and handled according to part 4620.3575, subpart 9.


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H.

If asbestos-containing material is removed from the facility component removed under this part, removal must be done according to parts 4620.3560 to 4620.3575.