Stanford University

Contractor Notifications


In accordance with California Health and Safety Code Section 25915 (Connelly Act) and the Cal/OSHA Asbestos Standard, 8 CCR Section 1529, Contractor is hereby notified that, in University facilities, there are construction materials that are known to contain asbestos. In some areas, asbestos has been identified in one or more of the following construction products: spray- applied fireproofing; pipe, boiler, tank and air duct insulation; air duct seam tape; gaskets; roofing tar, felt, and mastic; asbestos-cement pipe, wallboard, and shingles; plaster and acoustical treatments; gypsum board taping compound; vinyl and asphalt floor tile; vinyl sheet flooring; vinyl flooring, basecove, and ceiling tile adhesive; caulking and glazing compound; acoustic ceiling and wall tile; lab fumehood liners, exhaust ducts, and counter tops; and fire-rated door core insulation.

Contractor shall review the hazardous materials survey report prepared by EH&S to determine the location and condition of asbestos-containing materials on the project site prior to disturbance of any building material.

Contractor shall distribute a copy of the survey report to all subcontractors and shall maintain a list of subcontractors who have received the report.

Contractor shall take all necessary precautions, including the use of labels and signage, to protect Contractor’s employees, subcontractors, vendors, students, visitors, and University employees from contact with asbestos-containing materials and, unless otherwise specified, shall not disturb asbestos-containing materials at any time.​

Proposition 65 notice

Under California Health and Safety Code Sections 25249.5 through 25249.13, asbestos, lead, mercury, and polychlorinated biphenyls have been listed as chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. Contractor will be working in areas where some or all of these materials may be present. This notice constitutes the warning of the presence of a chemical known to cause cancer or reproductive harm, required by Proposition 65. It is Contractor’s duty to follow all requirements of Proposition 65.

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