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Top Tips For Residents
Debris pick-up schedules will vary by city and unincorporated area. Check news bulletins. Information will be available as schedules are announced. Generally, to clear yards of debris, you should:
Many apartment buildings, condominiums, commercial buildings and homes were constructed with materials containing asbestos. Building owners/managers are advised to contact a Florida licensed asbestos consultant, as soon as possible, to survey damaged structures and equipment, and to determine the extent of contamination and the safest disposal method.
Building owners/ managers are advised that the existence of a natural disaster does not relieve owners/managers from their obligation to comply with the federal asbestos regulations, including work practice standards.
The public is advised to exercise caution when handling suspect asbestos containing materials. If possible, the materials should be kept wet and promptly bagged for disposal at an approved disposal site.
To learn more about the dangers of asbestos and proper disposal procedures, see the video After Severe Weather, visit the Asbestos Program page or call 954-519-1260.
Debris Safety Guidelines
Updated May 2017