Indiana Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Indiana 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 326 Indiana Administrative Code (IAC) 14-2-1

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Asbestos abatement:

Defining an asbestos project: 326 IAC 14-10-1 and 326 IAC 14-10-2

Licensing requirements: 326 IAC 18-1 and 329 IAC 10-8.2-4

Notification requirements: 326 IAC 14-10-1 and 326 IAC 14-10-3

Emergency asbestos projects: 326 IAC 14-10-1 and 326 IAC 14-10-3

Work practice requirements: 326 IAC 14-10-1 and 326 IAC 14-10-4

Fees: 326 IAC 14-10-5

Asbestos waste disposal: 329 IAC 10-8.2-4

Workplace safety and health: 620 IAC 1-1-15 and 326 IAC 18-1-5

Regulatory Agencies

Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Office of Land Quality (OLQ)

IDEM Office of Air Quality (OAQ)

Indiana Department of Labor (DOL)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Indiana incorporates the federal asbestos NESHAP regulations by reference. To review these rules, see the national section ASBESTOS. In addition, the state licenses persons engaged in certain asbestos activities and has established notification, fee, and asbestos emissions control procedures. The state adopted the federal requirements for handling asbestos waste, in addition to the state requirements. State training requirements for asbestos abatement certification follow federal requirements. Indiana also follows the federal regulations governing asbestos in the workplace.

Administration and enforcement. The DOL administers and enforces asbestos workplace safety regulations. The OAQ administers and enforces the asbestos abatement and licensing requirements. ...


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