to asbestos mills and to the following manufacturing operations using
The manufacture of cloth
, cord, wicks, tubing, tape, twine, rope,
thread, yarn, roving, lap, or other textile materials.
manufacture of cement
The manufacture of fireproofing
and insulating materials.
manufacture of friction
The manufacture of paper
, millboard, and felt.
manufacture of floor
The manufacture of paints
, coatings, caulks, adhesives, and
The manufacture of plastics
and rubber materials.
manufacture of chlorine
utilizing asbestos diaphragm technology.
manufacture of shotgun
The manufacture of asphalt
Each owner or operator of an asbestos
mill or any of the asbestos manufacturing operations to which this rule applies
perform at least one of the following
Not cause or permit any
emissions to the outside air from these operations or from any building or
structure in which they are conducted or from any other fugitive sources
Use the methods specified by rule
Administrative Code to clean emissions from these operations containing
particulate asbestos material before
escape to, or are vented to, the
Monitor each potential source of asbestos emissions from any part of the
manufacturing facility, including air cleaning devices, process equipment, and
buildings housing material processing and handling equipment, at least once on
each day of operation, during daylight hours for visible emissions to the
outside air during periods of operation. The monitoring shall be by visual
observation of at least fifteen seconds duration per source of emissions
Inspect each air cleaning device at least
once each week for proper operation and for changes that signal the potential
for malfunctions to the maximum extent possible without dismantling other than
opening the device, including the presence of tears, holes, and abrasions in
filter bags and for dust deposits on the clean side of bags. For air cleaning
devices that cannot be inspected on a weekly basis according to this paragraph,
submit to the Ohio EPA field office, and revise as necessary, a written
maintenance plan to include, at a minimum, the following
(a) Maintenance schedule.
(b) Recordkeeping plan.
Maintain records of the results of
visible emission monitoring and air cleaning device inspections using a form
with the following information
(a) Date and time
of each inspection.
(b) Presence or
absence of visible emissions.
Condition of fabric filters, including presence of any tears, holes and
(d) Presence of dust
deposits on clean side of fabric filters.
(e) Brief description of corrective actions
taken, including date and time.
Daily hours of operation for each air cleaning device.
Furnish upon request, and make available
at the affected facility during normal business hours for inspection by the
director or the director's representative, all records required under this
Retain a copy of all
monitoring and inspection records for at least two years
(8) Submit semiannually a copy of the visible
emission monitoring records to the Ohio EPA field office if visible emissions
occurred during the report period. Semiannual reports shall be postmarked by
the thirtieth day following the end of the six-month period.