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Asbestos - The Analyst's Guide for Sampling, Analysis and Clearance Procedures, HSG248
- Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
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This publication provides advice and guidance for analysts involved in licensed asbestos removal and the sampling of asbestos-containing materials. Aimed at a technical audience, it combines and updates information from previous HSE publications.
Topics covered include:
Quality assurance and accreditation schemes
Training and qualifications for analysts
Bulk sampling and analysis of materials for the presence of asbestos
Sampling and analysis of airborne fibre concentrations
Site assessment and certification for reoccupation
Supervisory work carried out by analysts
Personal protective equipment
Also includes a glossary of acronyms
Amendments to the European Worker Protection Directive to be implemented by 2006 will replace the existing European Reference Method MDHS39/4 Asbesto fibres in air, with the WHO method.
The updated method has been included to allow analysts to become familiar and train with the new method. MDHS39/4 should still be used until the new EU directive is implemented.
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