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EPA “Green Book” Online: Managing Asbestos in Place

green_bookThe EPA “Green Book” (also known as Managing Asbestos in Place: A Building Owner’s Guide to Operations and Maintenance Programs) is now available on the EPA website.

The “Green Book” is a guide to assist building owners/managers with the development and maintenance of an effective Operations & Maintenance (O&M) plan in their buildings.

Topics contained in the “Green Book”  include:

  • What is an O&M program
  • Setting up an O&M program
  • Elements of an O&M program
  • Training
  • Occupant notification
  • Monitoring asbestos containing materials (ACM)
  • Job-site controls for work involving ACM
  • Safe work practices
  • Recordkeeping
  • Sample O&M forms

Source: EPA.gov