CKA(LEGAL) -

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

Duties

All persons who perform inspections, reinspections, and periodic surveillance, who develop and update management plans, and who develop and implement response actions comply with federal and state law.

All custodial and maintenance employees are trained as required by law.

Workers and building occupants, or their legal guardians, are informed annually about inspections, response actions, and post-response action activities.

Short-term workers who may come in contact with asbestos in a school are informed of the locations of "asbestos-containing building material" (ACBM) and suspected ACBM assumed to be "asbestos-containing material" (ACM).

Warning labels are posted in accordance with 40 CFR 763.95 (see WARNING LABELS, below).

Management plans are available for inspection, and notice of their availability has been provided as specified in the management plan under 40 CFR 763.93(g).

An asbestos coordinator, trained in accordance with 40 CFR 763.84(g)(2), is designated to ensure that legal requirements are met.

Any conflict of interest that may arise among accredited asbestos personnel is considered, especially when selecting accredited personnel.

40 CFR 763.84

Management Plan

A list of the name and address of each school building and whether it contains friable ACBM, nonfriable ACBM, and friable and nonfriable suspected ACBM assumed to be ACM.

Specific information about inspections conducted before December 14, 1987.

Specific information about required inspections and reinspections.

The name, address, and telephone number of the designated asbestos coordinator and details of his or her required training. The plan must also contain a true and correct statement signed by the coordinator certifying that the general District responsibilities have been met.

The written recommendations on response actions from the District's accredited asbestos management planner(s), including the name, signature, state of accreditation, and accreditation number, if applicable, of each planner.

A detailed description of preventive measures and response actions to be taken.

In regard to asbestos inspectors and persons who design or carry out response actions, a statement that the District uses or will use person(s) who have been accredited by an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-approved course and licensed by TDSHS.

A detailed description of any material described in item 1 of this list that remains after the response actions are taken. The description shall be updated when response actions are completed.

A reinspection plan for operations and maintenance activities, a plan for periodic surveillance, a description of the management planner's recommendation regarding additional cleaning, and the District's response.

A description of steps taken to inform workers and building occupants or their legal guardians about inspections, reinspections, response actions, post-response action activities, and the availability of management plans.

An evaluation of resources needed to complete the response actions successfully and carry out reinspection, operations and maintenance activities, periodic surveillance, and training.

The name of each consultant contributing to the plan and a statement that the consultant is accredited under another state's accreditation plan or accredited by an EPA-approved course.

Plan Availability

Notice

40 CFR 763.93; Occupations Code 1954.101

Inspections

Periodic Surveillance

Response Actions

Asbestos- Related Activity

Records

Warning Labels

Operations / Maintenance Training

Lumberton ISD

CKA(LEGAL)-P

UPDATE 95

DATE ISSUED: 9/13/2012