Ohio 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 Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 3745-20-01(C)(2)

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Asbestos demolition, renovation, and waste disposal: OAC 3745-20

Asbestos hazard abatement: OAC 3701-34

Definition: OAC 3701-34-01

Licensing requirements: OAC 3701-34-01, OAC 3701-34-02, OAC 3701-34-04(A), and OAC 3701-34-04(B)

Certification requirements: OAC 3701-34-05, OAC 3701-34-06, and OAC 3701-34-08 to 3701-34-10

Notification requirements: OAC 3701-34-04(C)(3)

Emergency asbestos projects: OAC 3701-34-04(C)(3) and OAC 3701-34-03(H)

Asbestos abatement project agreement: OAC 3701-34-11

Recordkeeping requirements: OAC 3701-34-04(C)(6)

Certification fees: OAC 3701-34-03

Training for an Ohio Department of Health (ODH) asbestos hazard abatement project: OAC 3701-34-07

Public sector workplace safety and health: OAC 4167-3-01

Regulatory Agencies

Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA)

Ohio Department of Health (ODH)

Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Division of Safety and Hygiene Services

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 5

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. State regulations for dealing with asbestos, including demolition, renovation, and waste disposal, generally follow the requirements of the National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos. For a copy of the notification form for NESHAP demolition or renovation projects, click here.

Ohio does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory ...

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State Requirements

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