testing for asbestos
The Federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) requires all public and nonpublic elementary and secondary schools (K-12) to complete an initial inspection for asbestos and a reinspection of known and assumed asbestos at least once every three years in each building which is owned, leased, or otherwise used as a school building.
Arizona Asbestos NESHAP Regulations for Demolition and Renovations
A pdf page outlining the asbestos NESHAP regulations for contractors in Arizona
Renovations — Facilities undergoing renovations
Many contractors incorrectly assume Asbestos NESHAP does not apply to them for many reasons including:
Asbestos threat is understated – Remodeling & Popcorn Ceilings
The article by Rosie Romero about asbestosmay give a false sense of security to homeowners contemplating remodeling.
The Environmental Protection Agency has fined Precision Demolition and Abatement, LLC., an asbestos abatement and demolition contractor in Boise, $36,000 for failing to properly handle asbestos while renovating…….
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency fined two Arizona charter school operators a combined total of $22,030 for alleged violations of the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).
If you have vermiculite insulation in your home, you should assume this material may be contaminated with asbestos and be aware of steps you can take to protect yourself and your family from exposure to asbestos. This Web page –