CH#167 - Federal Office Building, World Trade Center

Sealing-In Asbestos Hazards


Sealing-In Asbestos Hazards

Federal Office Building, World Trade Center
New York City, NY USA



The Challenge:

Asbestos Particles and Heavy Metals Including Lead were Still Present Even After Extensive Cleaning of the Interior Stairwells of this Building. This Condition was the Result of the collapse of the World Trade Center Tower #1 and #2 Nearby on 9-11-01.


Benefits Desired:

  • Class A Fire Rating
  • Long Term Solution
  • No Surface Preparation
  • No Generation of Additional Hazardous Waste
  • No Noticeable Odor or VOC’s



A GLOBAL Encasement System was Chosen. The System Design Consisted of PrepLESS Primer, AsbestoSafe® TopCoat and Clear Coat. All Hazardous Dust was Sealed Behind a Protective Membrane and Provided a Long Term Solution.


Project Completed by: P.A.L. Environmental Safety Corp. of L.I.C., NY.