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DHS 159.34(7)(k) (k) In-house procedures for bridging and penetrating encapsulants; pipe fittings; metal sleeves; polyvinyl chloride (PVC), canvas and wet wraps; muslin with straps; fiber mesh cloth; mineral wool; and insulating cement.
DHS 159.34(7)(L) (L) Discussion of employee protection programs and staff training.
DHS 159.34(7)(m) (m) Group case study exercise to develop an operations and maintenance plan, including development, implementation process, and potential problems that may be experienced.
DHS 159.34(8) (8)Regulations. Review of regulations as they relate to management planning activities, including all of the following:
DHS 159.34(8)(a) (a) Requirements of TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Title II (15 U.S.C. secs. 2643 and 2646).
DHS 159.34(8)(b) (b) EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (40 CFR part 61), Subparts A (General Provisions) and M (National Emission Standard for Asbestos).
DHS 159.34(8)(c) (c) EPA Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools (40 CFR 763, Subpart E).
DHS 159.34(8)(d) (d) EPA Worker Protection Rule (40 CFR 763, Subpart G).
DHS 159.34(8)(e) (e) OSHA Asbestos Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926.1101), Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1926.59), and Respiratory Protection (29 CFR 1910.134).
DHS 159.34(8)(f) (f) Asbestos training, certification, provisional certification, and notification requirements and responsibilities under this chapter, including procedures for submitting certification applications and project notifications, and required fees.
DHS 159.34(8)(g) (g) Department of safety and professional services asbestos regulations for public sector employees under ch. SPS 332.
DHS 159.34(8)(h) (h) Department of natural resources regulations for the control of asbestos emissions under ch. NR 447.
DHS 159.34(9) (9)Record keeping. Recordkeeping for the management planner, including all of the following:
DHS 159.34(9)(a) (a) Use of field inspector's data sheet along with laboratory results.
DHS 159.34(9)(b) (b) On-going recordkeeping as a means to track asbestos disturbance.
DHS 159.34(9)(c) (c) Procedures for recordkeeping.
DHS 159.34(10) (10)Management plan. Assembling and submitting the management plan, including all of the following:
DHS 159.34(10)(a) (a) Plan requirements for schools under section 203 (i) (1) of Title II of the Toxic Substance Control Act (15 U.S.C. sec. 2643).
DHS 159.34(10)(b) (b) The management plan as a planning tool.
DHS 159.34(10)(c) (c) Hands-on skills training and practice to include the following:
DHS 159.34(10)(c)1. 1. Review inspection report.
DHS 159.34(10)(c)2. 2. Assign hazard ranking.
DHS 159.34(10)(c)3. 3. Recommend response actions.
DHS 159.34(10)(c)4. 4. Review a Management Plan to ensure it is compliant with 40 CFR 763, Subpart E.
DHS 159.34(11) (11)Financing. Financing abatement actions, including all of the following:
DHS 159.34(11)(a) (a) Economic analysis and cost estimates.
DHS 159.34(11)(b) (b) Development of cost estimates.
DHS 159.34(11)(c) (c) Present cost of abatement versus future operations and maintenance costs.
DHS 159.34 History History: CR 08-036: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638, eff. 5-1-09; correction in (8) (g) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6., 7., Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673.
DHS 159.35 DHS 159.35 Curriculum requirements for asbestos project designer initial course. The initial training course for the asbestos project designer discipline shall be 3 training days in length. Course instruction shall include lecture supplemented by audiovisual materials; learning exercises and activities; at least 2 hours of hands-on skills training and practice; demonstrations; a field trip; course review with time to answer questions; a written course test that meets requirements under s. DHS 159.22 (16); and time to assist students to complete the department application for certification. Course instruction for the asbestos project designer initial training course shall address all of the following:
DHS 159.35(1) (1)Asbestos characteristics. Physical characteristics of asbestos, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(1)(a) (a) Identification of asbestos.
DHS 159.35(1)(b) (b) Typical uses of asbestos-containing materials.
DHS 159.35(1)(c) (c) Physical appearance.
DHS 159.35(1)(d) (d) Overview of abatement control options.
DHS 159.35(1)(e) (e) Hazard assessment considerations, including friability.
DHS 159.35(2) (2)Health effects. Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(2)(a) (a) The nature of asbestos-related diseases.
DHS 159.35(2)(b) (b) Routes of exposure.
DHS 159.35(2)(c) (c) Dose-response relationship and the lack of a safe exposure level.
DHS 159.35(2)(d) (d) Synergistic effect between cigarette smoking and asbestos exposure.
DHS 159.35(2)(e) (e) Latency periods for asbestos-related diseases.
DHS 159.35(2)(f) (f) Relationship of asbestos exposure to asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and cancers of other organs.
DHS 159.35(3) (3)Abatement construction projects. Overview of abatement projects including the following:
DHS 159.35(3)(a) (a) Abatement as a portion of a renovation project.
DHS 159.35(3)(b) (b) OSHA requirements for notification of other contractors on a multi-employer site under 29 CFR 1926.1101.
DHS 159.35(4) (4)Safety design for abatement. Safety system design specifications, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(4)(a) (a) Assessment of the work area, including:
DHS 159.35(4)(a)1. 1. Site preparation considerations.
DHS 159.35(4)(a)2. 2. Considerations for areas adjacent to the regulated asbestos work.
DHS 159.35(4)(a)3. 3. Occupant protection considerations for work in occupied building.
DHS 159.35(4)(b) (b) Isolating the work area, preparation and set-up, including:
DHS 159.35(4)(b)1. 1. Design, construction and maintenance of barriers, containments, and decontamination enclosure systems.
DHS 159.35(4)(b)2. 2. Positioning of warning signs.
DHS 159.35(4)(b)3. 3. Lock-out of electrical and ventilation systems.
DHS 159.35(4)(b)4. 4. Proper techniques for initial cleaning.
DHS 159.35(4)(c) (c) Proper abatement work techniques to minimize fiber release, including:
DHS 159.35(4)(c)1. 1. Use of wet methods.
DHS 159.35(4)(c)2. 2. Use of negative pressure ventilation equipment.
DHS 159.35(4)(c)3. 3. Use of HEPA vacuums.
DHS 159.35(4)(c)4. 4. Work practices for removal, encapsulation, enclosure and repair.
DHS 159.35(4)(c)5. 5. Glove bag use and methods including a demonstration.
DHS 159.35(4)(c)6. 6. Encapsulation, enclosure, and repair of asbestos-containing material.
DHS 159.35(4)(d) (d) Proper worksite cleanup, waste handling and decontamination, including:
DHS 159.35(4)(d)1. 1. Proper clean-up and disposal procedures.
DHS 159.35(4)(d)2. 2. Use of HEPA vacuums.
DHS 159.35(4)(d)3. 3. Transport and disposal procedures.
DHS 159.35(4)(d)4. 4. Entry and exit procedures for the work area.
DHS 159.35(5) (5)Field trip. Field trip to an abatement site or other suitable building site, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(5)(a) (a) On-site discussion of abatement design.
DHS 159.35(5)(b) (b) Walk-through inspection of the structure.
DHS 159.35(5)(c) (c) Discussion of the rationale for functional spaces during the walk-through.
DHS 159.35(6) (6)Personal protective equipment. The use of personal protective equipment, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(6)(a) (a) Classes and characteristics of respirators, including respirator protection factors.
DHS 159.35(6)(b) (b) Limitations of respirators.
DHS 159.35(6)(c) (c) Proper respirator selection, inspection, donning, use, maintenance, and storage procedures.
DHS 159.35(6)(d) (d) Selection of cartridges.
DHS 159.35(6)(e) (e) Methods for field testing of the facepiece-to-face seal, including positive and negative pressure fit checks.
DHS 159.35(6)(f) (f) Qualitative and quantitative fit testing procedures.
DHS 159.35(6)(g) (g) Variability between field and laboratory protection and factors that alter respirator fit, such as facial hair.
DHS 159.35(6)(h) (h) Components of a proper respiratory protection program and employer responsibilities.
DHS 159.35(6)(i) (i) Selection and use of disposable and non-disposable personal protective clothing.
DHS 159.35(6)(j) (j) Regulations covering personal protective equipment.
DHS 159.35(7) (7)Other safety hazards. Additional safety hazards encountered during abatement activities and how to deal with them, including all of the following:
DHS 159.35(7)(a) (a) Electrical hazards.
DHS 159.35(7)(b) (b) Heat stress.
DHS 159.35(7)(c) (c) Air contaminants other than asbestos.
DHS 159.35(7)(d) (d) Fire and explosion hazards.
DHS 159.35(7)(e) (e) Scaffold and ladder hazards.
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