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ASTM International - ASTM E1368-00

Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 10 April 2000
Status: inactive
Page Count: 11
ICS Code (Special wastes): 13.030.30
scope:

1.1 This practice covers the following procedures for performing visual inspections on asbestos abatement projects:

1.1.1 Establishing the need for the extent of the required abatement before the work begins.

1.1.2 Determining the progress of the work and the quality of work procedures during the work, and

1.1.3 Evaluating the completeness of the abatement and the cleanliness of the work area prior to, and subsequent to, final air testing for clearance.

1.2 The procedures discussed herein are intended to be used on a project performed under a contract between a building owner and an abatement contractor.

1.2.1 The responsibilities of the possible participants in such a project such as an architect, construction engineer, consultant, industrial hygienist, and a testing laboratory, should be described in the contract documents.

1.2.2 The concepts and methods are also applicable in varying degrees to repair and maintenance operations (small-scale), including work performed by the building owner's employees.

1.3 This practice provides the following information:

1.3.1 The objectives of the visual inspection process;

1.3.2 The responsibilities and qualifications of the individuals involved in the visual inspection,

1.3.3 The schedule of visual inspection activities during an abatement project and operations and maintenance (O∧and;M) work;

1.3.4 The inspection procedures for the various types of abatement work and O∧and;M tasks; and

1.3.5 The criteria for certifying work as complete on the basis of the visual inspections.

1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use. For specific hazard statements, see Section 13.

Document History

January 15, 2014
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
5.1 This practice applies to response actions for all types of asbestos-containing materials, including surfacing materials, thermal systems insulation, and miscellaneous materials, whether friable...
October 1, 2011
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
This practice applies to response actions for all types of asbestos-containing materials, including surfacing materials, thermal systems insulation, and miscellaneous materials, whether friable or...
May 1, 2005
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
1.1 This practice covers procedures for performing visual inspections of asbestos response actions to: 1.1.1 Establish the extent of the required work before it begins; 1.1.2 Determine the progress...
May 1, 2005
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
1.1 This practice covers procedures for performing visual inspections of asbestos response actions to: 1.1.1 Establish the extent of the required work before it begins; 1.1.2 Determine the progress...
October 1, 2003
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
1.1 This practice covers procedures for performing visual inspections of asbestos response actions to: 1.1.1 Establish the extent of the required work before it begins; 1.1.2 Determine the progress...
July 10, 2002
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
1.1 This practice covers procedures for performing visual inspections of asbestos response actions to: 1.1.1 Establish the extent of the required work before it begins; 1.1.2 Determine the progress...
ASTM E1368-00
April 10, 2000
Standard Practice for Visual Inspection of Asbestos Abatement Projects
1.1 This practice covers the following procedures for performing visual inspections on asbestos abatement projects: 1.1.1 Establishing the need for the extent of the required abatement before the...
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