California Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National emissions standards for hazardous air pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: 40 CFR 61.140 to 61.157 and California Health and Safety Code (CH & SC) 39658(b)(1)

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Certification requirements: Business and Professions Code (B & PC) 7058.5, 8 California Code of Regulations (CCR) 341.6, 8 CCR 341.7, 8 CCR 341.12, and 8 CCR 341.15

Notification requirements:

Cal/EPA notification requirements: 40 CFR 61.145

Cal/OSHA notification requirements: 8 CCR 341.9 and 8 CCR 341.10

California's asbestos notification rule: CH & SC 25915 to 25919.7

Asbestos waste disposal:

General requirements: 22 CCR 66268.100(a)(6)

Asbestos-containing waste (ACW) generators: 22 CCR 66268.7(a)(11)

ACW disposal facilities: 14 CCR 17897.18 to 17897.21

Asbestos training requirements:

Cal/EPA: asbestos disposal: 14 CCR 17897.19(c)(2)

Cal/OSHA: safety conference: 8 CCR 341.11

Cal/OSHA: asbestos consultant: 8 CCR 1529(q)

Construction industry: 8 CCR 1529(k)(9)

Air toxic control measures (ATCM) for surfacing operations: 17 CCR 93106

ATCM for construction and mining operations: 17 CCR 93105

Asbestos in drinking water: 22 CCR 64432.2

Asbestos standards in general industry: 8 CCR 5208

Asbestos standards in construction: 8 CCR 1529

Regulatory Agencies

California Environmental Protection Agency (Cal/EPA) California Air Resources Board (CARB) Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC)

California Department of Industrial Relations Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA)

Contractors State License Board

Cal/EPA Integrated Waste Management Board (CIWMB)

California Department of Health Services (DHS) Division of Drinking Water and Environmental Management

Local regulatory agencies

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