Ohio Admin. Code 3745-22-08 - Asbestos hazard abatement worker application contents, qualifications, standards of conduct

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, please see paragraph (Z) of rule 3745-22-01 of the Administrative Code, "referenced materials."]

(A) To apply for certification as an asbestos hazard abatement worker, a person shall submit an application in accordance with rule 3745-22-03 of the Administrative Code. The application for an asbestos hazard abatement worker certificate shall include the following:
(1) Name, last four digits of social security number, date of birth, and mailing address of applicant.
(2) Employer's name and mailing address.
(3) Business and home telephone numbers.
(4) Name and location of asbestos training courses with attached copies of certificates.
(5) List of any asbestos licenses or certifications the applicant holds or has held in any other state.
(6) Information regarding any felony convictions under any state or federal law designated to protect the environment.
(B) To become certified and to maintain certification under this rule, an asbestos hazard abatement worker shall meet the following criteria:
(1) Have submitted a completed application on a form prescribed by the director.
(2) Paid the fee required by rule 3745-22-03 of the Administrative Code.
(3) Satisfactory completion of a training course in the abatement of asbestos hazards, approved by the director pursuant to rule 3745-22-07 of the Administrative Code.
(4) Have a passing score of at least seventy per cent on an approved examination.
(5) For renewal of certification, satisfactorily complete an annual renewal training course approved by the director pursuant to section 3710. of the Revised Code and rule 3745-22-07 of the Administrative Code.
(C) An asbestos hazard abatement worker engaging in any asbestos hazard abatement project activity shall, during the course of the project, do the following:
(1) Perform each asbestos hazard abatement activity in compliance with the applicable procedures and methods established by Chapter 3745-20 of the Administrative Code and regulations of the United States environmental protection agency, 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M, and 40 CFR Part 763, Subpart G and the United States occupational safety and health administration, 29 CFR 1926.1101.
(2) Accurately, truthfully and competently perform and complete any asbestos hazard abatement activities and any other work performed by the asbestos hazard abatement worker in that capacity.
(3) Possess proof of valid certification, respirator fit test, and physician's written opinion at all times at each project activity site.
(4) Notify the director, in writing, within five business days of making any change which would render the information in the application for certification no longer accurate.
(5) Properly utilize protective clothing and protection equipment as described by the United States environmental protection agency in 40 CFR 763, Subpart G and the United States occupational safety and health administration in 29 CFR 1926.1101.


Ohio Admin. Code 3745-22-08
Effective: 1/31/2021
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 1/1/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3710.02
Rule Amplifies: 3710.05, 3710.08
Prior Effective Dates: 02/01/1994, 09/19/2004, 09/01/2010, 11/13/2014, 01/01/2018

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