2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Section 34:5A-34 - Definitions

NJ Rev Stat § 34:5A-34 (2013) What's This?

34:5A-34. Definitions
3. As used in this act:

a. "Asbestos" means the asbestiform varieties of chrysotile (serpentine); crocidolite (riebeckite); amosite (cummuningtonitegrunerite); anthophyllite; termolite; and actinolite;

b. "Asbestos-containing material" means any material which contains more than 1% asbestos by weight;

c. "Employee" means any person suffered or permitted to work by an employer;

d. "Employer" means a body, board, person, corporation, partnership, proprietorship, joint venture, fund, authority or similar entity employing, permitting or suffering another to work. In the case of a corporation, the officers of the corporation and any agents having the management of the corporation shall be deemed to be employers of the employees of the corporation for the purposes of this act. This term shall apply to private employers and to the State, its political subdivisions, and any boards, commissions, schools, institutions, or authorities created or recognized thereby;

e. "Friable" means asbestos-containing material that when dry may be crumbled, pulverized or reduced to powder by hand pressure, and includes previously nonfriable asbestos-containing material after that material becomes damaged to the extent that when dry it may be crumbled, pulverized or reduced to powder by hand pressure.

L.1984,c.173,s.3; amended 1994,c.21,s.3.

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