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Acronyms

 

ACM - Asbestos-Containing Materials

AHERA - Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association

ASTM - American Society for Testing Materials

BMP - Best Management Practice

BSC - Biological Safety Cabinet

BTU - British Thermal Unit

CFC - Chlorofluorocarbons

CFR - Code of Federal Regulations

DSHS – (Texas) Department of State Health Services

DOT - Department of Transportation

EHS - Environmental, Health and Safety

EPA - United States Environmental Protection Agency

HAZMAT - Hazardous Materials

HCFC - Hydrochlorofluorocarbons

HEPA - High Efficiency Particulate Air Filter

Hg - Mercury

HUD - U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

HVAC - Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning

IPM - Integrated Pest Management

LBP - Lead-Based Paint

LED - Light Emitting Diode

MSDS - Material Safety Data Sheet

NESHAPS - National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants

NVLAP - National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program

OSHA - Occupational Safety and Health Administration

P2-E2 - Pollution Prevention Energy Efficiency

PCB - Polychlorinated Biphenyls

PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

PSI - Pounds per Square Inch

SPCC - Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure

TCEQ- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality

TCLP - Toxicity Characteristic Leaching Procedure

TSI - Thermal System Insulations

UL - Underwriters Laboratory

UPS - Uninterruptible Power Supply

UST - Underground Storage Tank

UV - Ultra-Violet

VAT - Vinyl Asbestos Floor Tile

WSR - Waste Shipment Records