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Minnesota 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 Minnesota Rules (MR) 7011.9920

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Asbestos Abatement Act, Minnesota Statutes Annotated (MSA) 326.70 to 326.81

Asbestos abatement: MR 4620.3000 to 4620.3724

Asbestos-related work defined: MR 4620.3100 and MSA 326.71

Certification requirements: MR 4620.3200 to 4620.3350

Notification requirements: MR 4620.3410, MR 4620.3415, MR 4620.3425, MR 4620.3430, and MR 4620.3435

Emergency asbestos projects: MR 4620.3420

Recordkeeping requirements: MR 4620.3440 and MR 4620.3560

Project requirements: MR 4620.3460, MR 4620.3470, and MR 4620.3480

Training for asbestos air sampling: MR 4620.3718 and MR 4620.3720

Exposure to asbestos in the workplace: 29 CFR 1910.1001, 29 CFR 1926.1101, 29 CFR 1915.1001, MR 5205.0010, and MR 5207.0035

Workplace safety and health: MR 5205.0010 and MR 5207.0035

Regulatory Agencies

Minnesota Department of Health (DOH)

Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)

Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry (DLI)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Minnesota has incorporated federal regulations established by the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) governing exposure to asbestos in the workplace. The state has also adopted by reference the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos. See the national section ASBESTOS for further discussion of the federal standards.

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State Requirements

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