3701-34-02 Prohibitions.

(A) No business entity or public entity shall perform, directly or indirectly, any asbestos hazard abatement activity as defined in paragraph (C) of rule 3701-34-01 of the Administrative Code without a valid license from the director.

(B) No person shall coordinate, or supervise, an asbestos hazard abatement project unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement specialist by the director pursuant to the requirements of Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and the rules of this chapter .

(C) No person shall inspect, identify, detect, or assess asbestos containing materials or suspect asbestos-containing materials, determine appropriate response actions, or prepare asbestos management plans unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard evaluation specialist by the director in accordance with Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and pursuant to the requirements of this chapter .

(D) No person shall determine the work scope, work sequence, or performance standards for an asbestos hazard abatement activity unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement project designer by the director in accordance with Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and pursuant to the requirements of this chapter . No person who is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement project designer shall be authorized or permitted to perform the services of a registered architect or professional engineer unless that person is registered under Chapter 4703. or 4733. of the Revised Code to perform such services.

(E) No person shall perform environmental monitoring or clearance air-sampling unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement air-monitoring technician or an asbestos hazard evaluation specialist in accordance with Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and pursuant to the requirements of this chapter, or is a certified industrial hygienist or an industrial hygienist in training .

(F) No person shall perform any asbestos hazard abatement activities unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement worker or an asbestos hazard abatement specialist by the director in accordance with Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and pursuant to the requirements of this chapter .

(G) No person shall perform oversight of any asbestos hazard abatement activity unless he or she is certified as an asbestos hazard abatement specialist or an asbestos hazard abatement project designer by the director in accordance with Chapter 3710. of the Revised Code and the requirements of this chapter .

(H) In the event of an emergency, the director may waive the certification requirements of this rule in accordance with division (C) of section 3710.06 of the Revised Code and paragraph (H) of rule 3701-34-03 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 09/01/2010
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/04/2010 and 09/01/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3710.02
Rule Amplifies: 3710.04 , 3710.06
Prior Effective Dates: 3/23/1987, 7/20/87, 2/01/94, 9/19/04