In the Winter 2019 issue (our last under the Home Energy name), author Cory Chovanec wrote an article about how effective dust control can increase jobsite efficiency by reducing cleanup time and protecting workers and occupants while improving the quality of your work and your organization’s level of customer service.
Here's a snippet:
Completing weatherization and home performance upgrades can be dirty work. Add the challenges of being in occupied homes, and you have one of the toughest jobs in the industry! The type of dust created during energy upgrades ranges from a substantial nuisance to a documented hazard, like lead or even asbestos. Program and regulatory compliance (OSHA, EPA, and so on) is often thought of as the primary reason to work safely and control dust, but customer and worker safety are equally important. The good news is that with a little planning and the right tools, you can overcome the many dust-control challenges facing today’s installer and clearly set yourself apart from the competition.
Read the full article here: https://homeenergy.org/show/article/page/2/id/2313