3745-20-15 Standard for spraying.

[Comment: For dates of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see paragraph (C) of rule 3745-20-01 of the Administrative Code titled "Referenced materials."]

(A) No owner or operator of an operation in which asbestos-containing materials are spray applied on buildings, structures, pipes, and conduits, shall use material containing more than one per cent asbestos, as determined using the method specified in 40 CFR Part 763, Subpart E, Appendix E, Section 1, Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM), except as provided in paragraph (C) of this rule.

(B) The owner or operator of an operation in which asbestos-containing materials that contain more than one per cent asbestos, as determined using the method specified in 40 CFR Part 763, Subpart E, Appendix E, Section 1, Polarized Light Microscopy (PLM), are spray applied on equipment and machinery, except as provided in paragraph (C) of this rule, shall:

(1) Notify the director at least twenty days before beginning the spraying operation. Include the following information in the notice:

(a) Name and address of owner or operator.

(b) Location of spraying operation.

(c) Procedures to be followed to meet the requirements of this rule.

(2) Discharge no visible emissions to the outside air from spray-on application of asbestos-containing material or use the methods specified by rule 3745-20-12 of the Administrative Code to clean emissions containing particulate asbestos material before they escape to, or are vented to, the outside air.

(C) The requirements of paragraphs (A) and (B) of this rule do not apply to the spray-on application of materials where the asbestos fibers in the materials are encapsulated with a bituminous or resinous binder during spraying and the materials are not friable after drying.

(D) Owners or operators of sources subject to this rule are exempt from the requirements of Chapters 3745-31 and 3745-35, and rule 3745-20-08 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 03/02/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/30/2011 and 11/30/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.03(E)
Rule Amplifies: 3704.03(A) , 3704.03(E)
Prior Effective Dates: 11/18/02, 2/2/07