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4620.3571 REMOVAL OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIAL.

Subpart 1.

General.

Water to which a surfactant has been added must be used before and during removal of asbestos-containing material to prevent fibers from becoming airborne during asbestos-related work. All asbestos-containing material must:

A.

be wet before removal;

B.

be adequately wet during removal;

C.

be placed and sealed in containers while adequately wet; and

D.

not be allowed to dry.

Subp. 2.

Removal of structures and objects covered with asbestos-containing material.

A structure or object covered with asbestos-containing material must be:

A.

removed intact or in large sections where possible;

B.

wet before being sealed in six-mil clear polyethylene sheeting or comparable material;

C.

wet during removal of the structure or object; and

D.

lowered to the floor or ground and not dropped.

Subp. 3.

Waste.

Waste containers must be sealed to prevent drying of the asbestos-containing material.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 144.05; 326.70 to 326.81

History:

20 SR 2765

Published Electronically:

June 3, 2013

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