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NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Division of Public

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NC Department of Health and Human Services
Health Hazards Control Unit (HHCU)
Overview - NC Asbestos & Lead Hazard Management Rules & Regulations
(We Are Not OSHA-But!)
(919) 707-5950
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Topics
• NC Asbestos Program Overview (State specific Stuff)
• NC Lead-Based Paint Program(s) Overview
• Questions/Discussion
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Overview of the NC Asbestos Hazard Management Program Rules
10A NCAC 41C .0600
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Asbestos Hazard Management Program
 Accredit Individuals who Conduct Asbestos Management Activities  Approve Asbestos Training Courses  Permit Asbestos Abatement & Demolition Projects  Approve Asbestos Management Plans and Review Reinspection Reports Statewide for Public, Charter and Private Schools (nonprofit)  Conduct Compliance Inspections of Asbestos Abatement, Demolition Projects, and Asbestos in Schools for EPA (AHERA)  Provide Compliance Assistance / Education & Outreach through Consultative Services
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Applicable Regulations
• Asbestos Hazard Management Program • Article 19, N.C. Gen. Stat. § 130A-444-451 • 10A NCAC 41C .0600
• National Emissions Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) - (Renovations/Demolition) • 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M
• Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools (AHERA) • 40 CFR Part 763
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Will Address 3 Specific Questions
1. How much are state fees for asbestos removal projects, and/or how are the fees determined? Answers: on Slides 16, 17, 18, & 19
2. Are there any state-specific requirements for removing Category II nonfriable ACM? AHMP Answer: No, unless it becomes RACM – more on slide #’s 29 & 30
OSHA – Yes, Controls for Class II work – i.e., (Competent person, training, HEPA vac, wet methods, prompt cleanup, HazCom, material specific work practices, etc.)
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3 Specific Questions
3. Are there any state-specific requirements for drywall/joint compound compositing?
Answer: No, State Specific – follow EPA NESHAP Guidance (thoroughly inspect).
Key: 1st Determine if it is a JC/Wallboard system vs. a Multilayered ACM System
Follow EPA clarifications: a. FR Jan 5, 1994 Asbestos NESHAP Clarification Regarding Analysis of
Multi-layered Systems b. EPA Asbestos Sampling Bulletin, Supplementary Guidance on Bulk
Sample Collection & Analysis dated Sep 30, 1994. c. And finally the December 19, 1995 clarification for all multi-layered
systems [Plaster/Stucco, Add-on Materials, etc.] other than Wallboard Systems where asbestos-containing joint compound is used only at the joints & nail holes.
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NC Administrative Code, Chapter 10-A, Subchapter 41C – Occupational Health
Section .0600 – Asbestos Hazard Management Program

• .0601 General (Definitions)
• .0602 Accreditation
• .0603 Approval of Training Courses • .0604 Asbestos Management Plans
• .0605 Asbestos Containing Materials Removal Permits
• .0606 Fees

• .0607 Asbestos Exposure Standard for Public Areas
• .0608 Training Course Instructor Qualifications
• .0609 Asbestos NESHAP for Renovations and Demolitions
• .0610 Local Air Pollution Programs
• .0611 Requirements for asbestos Roofing Training Courses

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.0602 - Accreditation
• No person shall conduct asbestos management activities unless accredited
• exception: small scale short duration activities
• homeowners in their personal residence
• government regulatory personnel
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