Life Safety Ropes and systems

Report
New York State
Department of Labor
Division of Safety and Health
Eileen Franko, DrPH
Acting Director
DOSH Programs
Not Related to Asbestos
Industry Inspection
 Boiler Inspection
 Mine Safety and Health Training Program
 Public Employee Safety and Health (PESH)
 Workplace Safety and Loss Prevention
Program (Code Rule 59 and 60)
 Hazard Abatement/Safety and Health
Training and Education
 On-Site Consultation Bureau
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DOSH Program
Asbestos Related
Asbestos Control Bureau
 Licensing and Certification
 Engineering Services Unit
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DOSH Staff
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Industry Insp - 48
Boiler Inspection - 28
Mine Safety - 2
PESH - 68
WSLPIP - 2
HAB - 8
On-Site – 32
– Total - 188
Asbestos - 19
 L&C-8
 ESU – 9
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 Total – 36
Code Rule 56
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Fire and Life Safety Issues
– Egress, fire protection systems, emergency
lighting, evacuation plan
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Negative Air Ventilation System
Disconnect Switches
– For enclosures that are an entire floor,
multiple floors or > 15,000 sq. ft. on any
given floor
– Coordinated w/Fire Dept and location posted
on ground floor
Code Rule 56
Fire-retardant or non-combustible barriers
and decontamination system enclosures
 Review and acceptance of the asbestos
project documents by the AHJ for project
life/fire safety for compliance with local
building and fire codes
 Portable Fire Extinguishers
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– Each work area and where special hazards
exist
Code Rule 56
Periodic inspections, at least annually, of
encapsulated materials
 No smoking, lighters, matches allowed
 All sources of ignition shall be
extinguished in regulated work area
containment
 Incorporate the 4 Applicable Variances
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Code Rule 56
Deleted “incidental disturbance” as all
disturbances must be cleaned up. All
cleanups of discovered disturbances are
now asbestos clean-up projects
 One sample per pump
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– Minimum of 1200 liters for each PCM
background or clearance
Thank You
For additional information contact
Me at (518) 457-3815
or your local district office.

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