Many building owners have turned to renovation as a budget-friendly alternative to new construction. Starting renovations on an existing structure, however, means that asbestos regulations need to be taken into special consideration.
One of the most common misconceptions building owne
Most interpret the OSHA Standards to apply only to structures constructed prior to 1981. In fact, OSHA’s regulations also include language pertaining to all structures, regardless of the construction date.
Let me attempt to clarify OSHA’s intent as simply as I can, if that is possibl
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established substance specific standards for 32 substances (mostly carcinogens) that they have identified as unique and in need of specific guidance.
Some of the more familiar substances on the list are:
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