Are they fit for the job?
Safe Removal of non-Friable Asbestos Containing Material
It is important that safe working procedures are used when handling and removing ACM to reduce asbestos fibre release, and minimise potential health risk.
Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) refers to building products that generally consist of between 5 to 15% asbestos fibres in cement or other bonding material.
Respiratory Protection Devices
Airborne hazards in the workplace, such as dusts, gases, vapours, smoke and fumes have the potential to cause or exacerbate a range of serious respiratory diseases such as; asthma, asbestosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and cancers of the respiratory system.
Respiratory protection devices