How to Develop and Maintain a Building Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Program

Managing Asbestos in Place

  1. What is an O&M Program - Provides a general overview of who should have an O&M program, program project types, and types of asbestos-containing material.

  2. Setting Up an O&M Program - Reviews preliminary steps and O&M plan development.

  3. Elements of an O&M Program - Outlines the seven components of a successful O&M program.

  4. Training - Provides information on legal requirements for training of custodial and maintenance workers and where to locate training.

  5. Occupant Notification - Describes actions that must be taken to notify occupants, building workers, tenants, and others about the location and physical condition of asbestos-containing materials.

  6. Monitoring Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM) - Discusses how to inspect the condition of asbestos-containing material (ACM) and additional measures to prevent exposure.

  7. Job-Site Controls for Work Involving Asbestos-Containing Materials (ACM) - Identifies a system of on-site controls to monitor and document all work that could disturb asbestos-containing material.

  8. Safe Work Practices - Describes procedures and techniques to ensure worker protection and safety of building occupants by minimizing the risk of disturbing asbestos-containing material.

  9. Recordkeeping - Provides information on federal requirements and recommendations for documenting asbestos building management, including inspection reports, O&M project plans, and fiber release reports.

  10. Sample O&M Forms - Contains sample recordkeeping forms related to reinspection, job requests, maintenance work authorization, and evaluation of work affecting asbestos-containing materials.