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Environmental Health & Safety General Asbestos Awareness: Online Training

When Not To Enter An Area

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Asbestos caution sign
During renovation projects, when asbestos is being actively removed, that area is regulated and you must not enter. Be aware of work when it is being done close to you – even the floor above or below you. The area should be taped off or barricaded and it should have a warning sign that includes the same information as this one:

Many other asbestos warning signs identify the presence of specific problem areas and restrict entry into those specific areas. Here are a few examples:
Asbestos sign posted on padlocked gate Worker in protective clothing posting an asbestos caution sign Asbestos warning sign Yellow asbestos caution sign Asbestos warning sign on door Sign warning of asbestos disease hazard Asbestos Dust Hazard yellow caution tapeAsbestos warning sign

Asbestos labeling Asbestos warning signs Sign warning of asbestos above ceiling Asbestos Dust Hazard yellow caution tape

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