Asbestos Laws and Regulations

New York State Regulations

  • 10 NYCRR Part 73

    New York State Department of Health regulations for the training of workers in the asbestos abatement industry and regulations concerning asbestos safety training providers.

  • 12 NYCRR Part 56

    New York State Department of Labor regulations relating to the hazards to public safety and health during the removal, encapsulation, enclosure, repair, or the disturbance of friable and non-friable asbestos, or any handling of asbestos material that may result in the release of asbestos fiber.

  • 6 NYCRR Part 360

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation-Solid Waste Management Facilities regulations including definitions of asbestos waste, transfer stations, and land disposal issues.

  • 6 NYCRR Part 364

    New York State Department of Environmental Conservation-Waste Transporter Permits regulations including waste transportation, transport permits, and asbestos transportation tracking.

Federal Regulations

New York City Regulations

  • New York City Department of Environmental Protection

    Asbestos control program regulations that apply to all asbestos abatement activities occurring within the City of New York. This includes owners of buildings where asbestos abatement activity occurs and contractors engaged in asbestos abatement activities.