Utah Asbestos regulations & environmental compliance analysis

Utah 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 Utah Administrative Rules (R)307-214-1

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Asbestos abatement requirements: R307-801

Applicability: R307-801-1 and R307-801-2

Definitions: R307-801-3

Certification and training: R307-801-2 and R307-801-5 to 307-801-8

Inspections: R307-801-2, R307-801-9 and R307-801-10

Notification: R307-801-11, R307-801-12, and R307-801-17

Work practices: R307-801-13

Recordkeeping: R307-801-15

Disposal of asbestos-containing waste material (ACWM): R307-801-14 and R315-315-2

U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards for asbestos: 29 CFR 1910.1001, 29 CFR 1926.1101, 29 CFR 1915.1001, and R614-1-4

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), 15 USC 2641 to 2656 and R307-801-4

Regulatory Agencies

Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Division of Air Quality (DAQ)

DEQ Division of Solid and Hazardous Waste

Utah Labor Commission Division of Occupational Safety and Health (UOSH)

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. Utah has incorporated by reference the asbestos National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requirements. In addition to the NESHAP requirements, Utah has additional asbestos project provisions concerning certifications, inspections, notifications, work practices, recordkeeping, and waste disposal. For more information on the asbestos NESHAP and the federal occupational safety and health requirements, see the national ...

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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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