Prior to renovation/demolition of the apartment building, VERTEX performed an assessment to determine the presence of Asbestos Containing Materials, Lead Based Painted Surfaces and Regulated Materials.
During construction, VERTEX provided full-time on-site asbestos project monitoring services in accordance with the Massachusetts Department of Labor Standards (DLS) current regulations (453 CMR 6.00); the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection “Air Pollution Control Regulations,” (310 CMR 7.00); and the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) National Emissions Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAPS) (40 CFR Part 61); as well as local department of health and fire requirements.
VERTEX provided a Project Monitor for on-site inspections of the asbestos abatement, which included:
- Containment inspection prior to removal
- Air monitoring for the removal phase outside the work area
- Post removal visual inspection to ensure proper clean-up
- Clearance air monitoring to establish level of cleanliness had been achieved