Terms Used In Kansas Statutes 65-5304

  • Asbestos: means that asbestiform varieties of: Chrysotile, crocidolite, amosite, anthophyllite, tremolite and actinolite. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Asbestos project: means an activity undertaken to remove or encapsulate friable asbestos containing materials. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Business entity: means a partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship or other business concern. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • License: means an authorization issued by the secretary permitting a business entity to engage in an asbestos project. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301
  • Secretary: means the secretary of health and environment. See Kansas Statutes 65-5301

In order to qualify for a license, a business entity shall:

(a) Ensure that each employee or agent of the business entity who will come into contact with asbestos or who will engage in an asbestos project is trained in accordance with all applicable asbestos training provisions required by the United States department of labor and the environmental protection agency;

(b) demonstrate to the satisfaction of the secretary that the business entity is capable of complying with all applicable requirements, procedures, standards of the United States environmental protection agency and the United States occupational safety and health administration and the secretary;

(c) have access to at least one approved asbestos disposal site for deposit of all asbestos waste that the business entity will generate during the term of the license; and

(d) comply with all rules and regulations adopted by the secretary under this act.