This rule applies to the following
fabricating operations using commercial asbestos:
fabrication of cement
The fabrication of friction
products except those operations that
primarily install asbestos friction materials on motor vehicles.
fabrication of cement
board for ventilation hoods; ovens; electrical panels; laboratory furniture,
bulkheads, partitions, and ceilings for marine construction; and flow control
devices for the molten metal industry.
Each owner or operator of any of the
fabricating operations to which this rule applies shall
of the following
cause or permit any
visible emissions to the outside air from any of the
operations, or from any building or structure in which they are conducted, or
from any other fugitive sources
the methods specified by rule
Administrative Code to clean emissions containing particulate asbestos material
escape to, or are vented to, the outside air
Monitor each potential source of asbestos
emissions from any part of the fabricating facility, including air cleaning
devices, process equipment, and buildings that house equipment for material
processing and handling, at least once 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 to the maximum extent possible without
dismantling other than opening the device at least once each week for proper
operation and for changes that signal the potential for malfunctions, 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:
records of the results of daily visible emission monitoring and weekly air
cleaning device inspections, and include the following information:
(a) Date and time of each
(b) Presence or absence
of visible emissions.
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.
(6) 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
(7) 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.