(1) A person shall not perform the following asbestos-related work in a school building or a public and commercial building in this state unless that person receives a certificate of accreditation and maintains annual reaccreditation through training, examination, and continuing education under this act:

(a) Inspect for asbestos-containing materials in a school building or a public and commercial building, except for a person who is certified by the American board of industrial hygiene as a certified industrial hygienist under standards acceptable to the department.

Terms Used In Michigan Laws 338.3403

  • person: may extend and be applied to bodies politic and corporate, as well as to individuals. See Michigan Laws 8.3l
  • state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, shall be construed to extend to and include the District of Columbia and the several territories belonging to the United States; and the words "United States" shall be construed to include the district and territories. See Michigan Laws 8.3o

(b) Prepare an asbestos management plan for a school building.

(c) Design a response action beyond the scope of a small-scale, short-duration operation, maintenance and repair activity, or a response action to a major fiber release episode, as those terms are defined in the asbestos model accreditation plan.

(d) Conduct a response action beyond the scope of a small-scale, short-duration operation, maintenance and repair activity, or an activity that involves a major fiber release episode, as those terms are defined in the asbestos model accreditation plan.

(2) This section does not apply to class II asbestos work that only involves the removal or disturbance of 1 generic category of building material, class III asbestos work, or class IV asbestos work that is not performed in a regulated area, as those terms are defined in the occupational safety and health administration’s standards for occupational exposure to asbestos in the construction industry, 59 F.R. 1926.1101, p. 41132 (August 10, 1994).