Vermont Asbestos laws & safety compliance analysis

Vermont Asbestos : What you need to know

Vermont has adopted the federal standard for asbestos exposure in general industry (brake and clutch repair, custodial work, and the manufacture of asbestos-containing products (VAR 13-140-046)). The state has adopted the federal standards for protecting the safety and health of employees during asbestos abatement activities (alteration, repair, demolition, renovation, and removal) by reference (VAR 13-140-056). The state's requirements for asbestos abatement certification follow federal certification guidelines (VAR 13-140-001).

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State requirements must be at least as strict as federal requirements; otherwise, the federal rules apply.


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