Asbestos Laws and Regulations
New York State Regulations
- 10 NYCRR Part 73
New York State Department of Health regulations for the training of workers in the asbestos abatement industry and regulations concerning asbestos safety training providers.
- 12 NYCRR Part 56
New York State Department of Labor regulations relating to the hazards to public safety and health during the removal, encapsulation, enclosure, repair, or the disturbance of friable and non-friable asbestos, or any handling of asbestos material that may result in the release of asbestos fiber.
- 6 NYCRR Part 360
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation-Solid Waste Management Facilities regulations including definitions of asbestos waste, transfer stations, and land disposal issues.
- 6 NYCRR Part 364
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation-Waste Transporter Permits regulations including waste transportation, transport permits, and asbestos transportation tracking.
- 40 CFR Part 763 and Part 61 (Subpart M)
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulations are related to asbestos containing materials in schools and the National Emission Standards for Asbestos.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Standards and regulations relating to asbestos in the workplace
New York City Regulations
- New York City Department of Environmental Protection
Asbestos control program regulations that apply to all asbestos abatement activities occurring within the City of New York. This includes owners of buildings where asbestos abatement activity occurs and contractors engaged in asbestos abatement activities.