New York Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New York Asbestos: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) for asbestos: 6 New York Codes, Rules, and Regulations (NYCRR) 200.10

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Occupational safety and health standards: 12 NYCRR 800

Asbestos abatement:

Licensing requirements: 12 NYCRR 56-3.1

Certification requirements: 12 NYCRR 56-3.2

Notification and recordkeeping requirements: 12 NYCRR 56-3.4 and 12 NYCRR 56-3.6

Emergency asbestos projects: 12 NYCRR 56-3.5

Work Practices: 12 NYCRR 56-4 to 56-12

Asbestos abatement in schools: 8 NYCRR 155

Disposal of asbestos waste: 6 NYCRR 360-2.9(g) and 6 NYCRR 360-2.17(p)

Training: 10 NYCRR 73.5 and 10 NYCRR 73.6

New York City asbestos regulations: Title 15, Chapter 1 of the Rules of the City of New York

Regulatory Agencies

New York Department of Labor (DOL) Division of Safety and Health

New York State Department of Health (DOH) Division of Environmental and Occupational Health

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Office of Remediation and Materials Management Division of Solid and Hazardous Materials

DEC Office of Air Resources, Climate Change, and Energy Division of Air Resources

New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Asbestos Control Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

· Rules. In New York, DEC has incorporated by reference the asbestos NESHAP and has developed regulations governing the disposal of asbestos-containing material (ACM) in solid waste landfills.

Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules protecting the health and safety of employees have been adopted by DOL. In addition, DOL has established ...


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