2014 New York Laws
LAB - Labor
906 - Regulations.

NY Lab L § 906 (2014) What's This?

906. Regulations. The commissioner shall promulgate such rules and regulations as shall be necessary and proper to effectuate the purposes and provisions of this article and to comply with the requirements of the Federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act and any other applicable federal standards. Such regulations shall include but not be limited to (1) standards for asbestos projects including methods of removing, encapsulating, enclosing or disturbing friable asbestos and standards for any handling of asbestos material which may result in the creation of friable asbestos or any handling of asbestos material that may result in the release of asbestos fibers, as shall be necessary to protect the public health and safety and shall include regulations which will permit such disturbance that results from actions that are necessary to abate an emergency which poses an immediate threat to safety or the public health; (2) standards for asbestos projects and in-plant operations setting licensing and certification requirements; and (3) standards for asbestos projects and in-plant operations setting goal air monitoring and clearance requirements, including those necessary to insure that asbestos work is properly designated as an in-plant operation as defined in subdivision twelve of section nine hundred one of this chapter.

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