Information regarding asbestos hazards, regulations, publications and resources.
- Less Than 10-Day Notification
- A Guide to Normal Demolition Practices Under the Asbestos NESHAP
Actions to Protect the Public from Asbestos (Risk Assessment, TSCA)
Asbestos and Small Business Ombudsman| Resources for Small Businesses| US EPA
Asbestos Sampling Bulletin, September 30, 1994 Supplementary guidance on bulk sample collection and analysis
Federal Register Advisory, August 1, 1994 Advisory regarding availability of an improved asbestos bulk sample analysis test method
- Vermiculite Information on vermiculite, an asbestos-containing mineral that was once often used in insulation.
Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Toxic Substances & Disease Registry (ATSDR): Learn about the health effects of asbestos exposure, the types of asbestos exposure, and what to do if you believe that you've been exposed.
Department of Public Health, Environmental Laboratory Certification
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The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools regulation (Section 19a-333-1 through Section 19a-333-13) requires each local education agency to designate a person to ensure that the requirements related to these regulations are properly implemented. The US Environmental Protection Agency developed this Study Guide for training “Designated Persons”. The original Study Guide (EPA 9: O/R 93-023) published January 1996 has been modified to incorporate specific requirements contained within the DPH regulation.
Suggested maintenance and precautions for asbestos containing floor coverings.
Regulatory interpretation regarding intact removal of non-friable asbestos-containing materials.
Request to perform asbestos abatement while school is in session.
Regulatory interpretations regarding post abatement reoccupancy criteria (August 2010).
- Circular Letter EHS #21-73 RCSA ACM Definition Change
ACM now means material containing 1% or more asbestos