Illinois 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, 415 Illinois Compiled Statute (ILCS) 5/9.1, and 77 Illinois Administrative Code (IAC) 855.10

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards: 29 CFR 1910.1001, 29 CFR 1910.134, 29 CFR 1926.1101, and 77 IAC 855.10

Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) standards: 40 CFR 763 and 77 IAC 855.10

Asbestos abatement for commercial and public buildings:

Licensing requirements: 77 IAC 855.100 and 77 IAC 855.110

Notification requirements: 77 IAC 855.220(a)

Emergency asbestos projects: 77 IAC 855.220(b)

Work practices: 77 IAC 855.220(d), 77 IAC 855.230, and 77 IAC 855.240

Asbestos abatement in schools:

Licensing requirements: 77 IAC 855.100 and 77 IAC 855.110

Notification requirements: 77 IAC 855.350

Work practices: 77 IAC 855.370 to 855.520

Training: 77 IAC 855.120

Workplace safety and health: 56 IAC 350.300

Regulatory Agencies

Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Division of Environmental Health

Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA) Bureau of Air Asbestos Program

Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL) Safety Inspection and Education Division

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Illinois has incorporated by reference the federal requirements for asbestos management, certification, notification, work practices, and training under the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutant (NESHAP) for asbestos, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), and the federal ...

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