Decontamination Techniques for Buildings, Structures and Equipment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780815511205, 9780815516811

Decontamination Techniques for Buildings, Structures and Equipment

1st Edition

Authors: M.P. Esposito
eBook ISBN: 9780815516811
Hardcover ISBN: 9780815511205
Imprint: William Andrew
Published Date: 31st December 1987
Page Count: 267
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Includes extensive studies on decontamination techniques for buildings, structures and equipment for hazardous materials sites.


Firms involved in cleanup of Superfund and hazardous materials sites.

Table of Contents

Contents and Subject Index

  1. Introduction Background Purpose Organization
  2. Conclusions and Recommendations Conclusions Recommendations for Future Study
  3. Development of A Decontamination Strategy Step 1. Determination of the Nature and Extent of Contamination Step 2. Development of a Site-Specific Decontamination Plan Step 3. Evaluation of Decontamination Effectiveness Case Studies
  4. Decontamination Methods Asbestos Abatement (Method 1) Absorption (Method 2) Demolition (Method 3) Dismantling (Method 4) Dusting/Vacuuming/Wiping (Method 5) Encapsulation/Enclosure (Method 6) Gritblasting (Method 7) Hydroblasting/Waterwashing (Method 8) Painting/Coating (Method 9) Scarification (Method 10) Radkleen (Method 11) Solvent Washing (Method 12) Steam Cleaning (Method 13) Vapor-Phase Solvent Extraction (Method 14) Acid Etching (Method 15) Bleaching (Method 16) Flaming (Method 17) Drilling and Spalling Method (Method 18) K-20 Sealant (Method 19) Microbial Degradation (Method 20) Photochemical Degradation (Method 21)
  5. Worker Health and Safety Training Medical Surveillance Personal Protective Equipment Site Safety Plan References Appendix A: Superfund Site Survey Appendix B: Sampling Methods Appendix C: Cost Analysis Appendix D: Case Study-Seveso, Italy Appendix E: Case Study-Binghamton State Office Building Appendix F: Case Study-Sontag Road Area Appendix G: Case Study-One Market Plaza Office Complex Appendix H: Case Study-Frankford Arsenal Appendix I: Case Study-New England Office Building Appendix J: Case Study-Luminous Processes, Inc. Appendix K: Case Study-Chemical Metals Industries, Inc.


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M.P. Esposito