3710.05 Application for required licensure or certification - fees.

(A) Except as otherwise provided in this chapter, no person shall engage in any asbestos hazard abatement activities in this state unless licensed or certified pursuant to this chapter.

(B) To apply for licensure as an asbestos abatement contractor or certification as an asbestos hazard abatement specialist, an asbestos hazard evaluation specialist, an asbestos hazard abatement project designer, or an asbestos hazard abatement air-monitoring technician, a person shall do all of the following:

(1) Submit a completed application to the department of health, on a form provided by the department;

(2) Pay the requisite fee as provided in division (D) of this section;

(3) Submit any other information the director of health by rule requires.

(C) The application form for a business entity or public entity applying for an asbestos hazard abatement contractor's license shall include all of the following:

(1) A description of the protective clothing and respirators that the public entity will use to comply with rules adopted by the director and that the business entity will use to comply with requirements of the United States occupational safety and health administration;

(2) A description of procedures the business entity or public entity will use for the selection, utilization, handling, removal, and disposal of clothing to prevent contamination or recontamination of the environment and to protect the public health from the hazards associated with exposure to asbestos;

(3) The name and address of each asbestos disposal site that the business entity or public entity might use during the year;

(4) A description of the site decontamination procedures that the business entity or public entity will use;

(5) A description of the asbestos hazard abatement procedures that the business entity or public entity will use;

(6) A description of the procedures that the business entity or public entity will use for handling waste containing asbestos;

(7) A description of the air-monitoring procedures that the business entity or public entity will use to prevent contamination or recontamination of the environment and to protect the public health from the hazards of exposure to asbestos;

(8) A description of the final clean-up procedures that the business entity or public entity will use;

(9) A list of all partners, owners, and officers of the business entity along with their social security numbers;

(10) The federal tax identification number of the business entity or the public entity.

(D) The fees to be charged to each public entity and business entity and their employees and agents for licensure, certification, approval, and renewal of licenses, certifications, and approvals granted under this chapter, subject to division (A)(4) of section 3710.02 of the Revised Code, are:

(1) Seven hundred fifty dollars for asbestos hazard abatement contractors;

(2) Two hundred dollars for asbestos hazard abatement project designers;

(3) Fifty dollars for asbestos hazard abatement workers;

(4) Two hundred dollars for asbestos hazard abatement specialists;

(5) Two hundred dollars for asbestos hazard evaluation specialists; and

(6) Nine hundred dollars for approval or renewal of asbestos hazard training providers.

(E) Notwithstanding division (A) of this section, no business entity which engages in asbestos hazard abatement activities solely at its own place of business is required to be licensed as an asbestos hazard abatement contractor provided that the business entity is required to and does comply with all applicable standards of the United States environmental protection agency and the United States occupational safety and health administration and provided further that all persons employed by the business entity on the activity meet the requirements of this chapter.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003