2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:5A-37 - Performance permit, exception
34:5A-37. Performance permit, exception
6. Every employee performing functions of application, enclosure, repair, removal, or encapsulation of asbestos, with the exception of employees of an employer subject to the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (29 U.S.C. s. 651 et seq.) applying, enclosing, repairing, removing, or encapsulating asbestos at the employer's own facility, or as otherwise exempted pursuant to section 7 of P.L.1994, c.21 (C.34:5A-43), shall first procure from the Commissioner of Labor a performance permit. No permit shall be issued unless the employee has taken a course of training in asbestos control and removal, passed an examination thereon, and demonstrated the ability to perform asbestos control and removal safely, in accordance with the current state-of-the-art technology. The Commissioner of Health shall certify the course of training and approve the examination necessary for a permit. This permit shall be in writing, shall be dated when issued, shall contain an expiration date, and shall be signed by the Commissioner of Labor. It shall give the name and address of the employee to whom it is issued. The permit shall be carried upon the worker's person and be readily available for inspection by representatives of the Commissioners of Labor and Health and the contracting agency. The Commissioner of Labor may place reasonable conditions on employee permits which specify the scope of work authorized by such permit.
L.1984,c.173,s.6; amended 1994,c.21,s.6.
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