BS 8520-3:2009 - Equipment used in the controlled removal of asbestos-containing materials. Operation, cleaning and maintenance of class H vacuum cleaners. Code of practice – BSI British Standards

BS 8520-3:2009

Equipment used in the controlled removal of asbestos-containing materials. Operation, cleaning and maintenance of class H vacuum cleaners. Code of practice

Status : Current, Under review   Published : December 2009

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BS 8520-3:2009 Equipment used in the controlled removal of asbestos-containing materials. Operation, cleaning and maintenance of class H vacuum cleaners. Code of practice

BS 8520-3 gives recommendations for the operation, cleaning and maintenance of class H (high hazard) vacuum cleaners containing a filter conforming to BS EN 1822 in the controlled removal of asbestos-containing materials (ACM).

BS 8520-3 does not apply to any other types of vacuum cleaner for vacuuming up liquids or other applications.

BS 8520-3 is based on PAS 60-3:2004, which is now withdrawn.

Contents of BS 8520-3:
Foreword
1 Scope
2 Normative references
3 Terms and definitions
4 Training of operators
5 Risk assessment
6 Operation
7 Cleaning of equipment
8 Maintenance inspections and examinations
9 Emergency procedures
10 Records
Annexes
Annex A (informative) Maintenance log example
Bibliography
List of figures
Figure A.1 – Maintenance log example

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Standard NumberBS 8520-3:2009
TitleEquipment used in the controlled removal of asbestos-containing materials. Operation, cleaning and maintenance of class H vacuum cleaners. Code of practice
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date31 December 2009
Confirm Date01 July 2014
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)BS EN 60335-2-69
Informative References(Provided for Information)BS 8520-2, BS EN 1822-1
Draft Superseded By09/30189957 DC
DescriptorsIndustrial, Maintenance, Mineral fibres, Cleaning equipment, Occupational safety, Dangerous materials, Inspection, Equipment safety, Vacuum cleaners, Waste disposal, Fibres, Asbestos
ICS13.030.40
97.080
CommitteeHS/1
ISBN978 0 580 64550 1
PublisherBSI
FormatA4
DeliveryYes
Pages20
File Size171 KB
Price£130.00


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