§ 3710.01 Asbestos abatement definitions
§ 3710.02 Director of health to adopt rules for asbestos hazard abatement – powers and duties of director
§ 3710.03 Evaluations to assess health hazards
§ 3710.04 Requirements to qualify for contractor’s license
§ 3710.05 Application for required licensure or certification – fees
§ 3710.051 Asbestos hazard abatement project agreements
§ 3710.06 Action on application – waiver of requirements for emergency – renewal
§ 3710.07 Contractor’s duties prior to engaging in project
§ 3710.08 Duties of contractor and specialist
§ 3710.09 Contractor to maintain records of projects
§ 3710.10 Approving sponsors of training courses or examinations
§ 3710.11 Persons licensed, certified or approved in another state
§ 3710.12 Denying, suspending, or revoking any license or certificate
§ 3710.13 Hearing
§ 3710.14 Civil action against violator
§ 3710.15 Funds for administration and enforcement
§ 3710.16 Air pollution laws not limited
§ 3710.17 Civil liability
§ 3710.18 Exempting electric light company and full-time employees
§ 3710.19 Effect of child support default on license or certificate
§ 3710.99 Penalty

Terms Used In Ohio Code > Chapter 3710

  • Another: when used to designate the owner of property which is the subject of an offense, includes not only natural persons but also every other owner of property. See Ohio Code 1.02
  • Asbestos: means the asbestiform varieties of serpentine (chrysotile), riebeckite (crocidolite), cummingtonite-grunerite, anthophylite, and actinolite-tremolite as determined using the method specified in 40 C. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement activity: means any activity involving the removal, renovation, enclosure, repair, encapsulation, or operations and maintenance of reasonably related friable asbestos-containing materials in an amount greater than three linear feet or three square feet. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement air-monitoring technician: means the person who is responsible for environmental monitoring or work area clearance air sampling, including air monitoring performed to determine completion of response actions under the rules set forth in 40 C. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement contractor: means a business entity or public entity that engages in or intends to engage in asbestos hazard abatement projects and that employs or supervises one or more asbestos hazard abatement specialists for asbestos hazard abatement activities. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement project: includes any such activity involving such friable asbestos-containing materials in an amount of fifty linear feet or fifty square feet or less if, when combined with any other reasonably related activity in terms of time or location of the activity, the total amount is in an amount greater than fifty linear feet or fifty square feet. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement project designer: means the person responsible for the oversight of an asbestos hazard abatement activity or the determination of the workscope, work sequence, or performance standards for an asbestos hazard abatement activity, including preparation of specifications, plans, and contract documents. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement specialist: means a person with responsibility for the oversight or supervision of asbestos hazard abatement activities, including asbestos hazard abatement project managers, hazard abatement project supervisors and foremen, and employees of school districts or other governmental or public entities who coordinate or directly supervise or oversee asbestos hazard abatement activities performed by school district, governmental, or other public employees in school district, governmental, or other public buildings. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard abatement worker: means the person responsible in a nonsupervisory capacity for the performance of an asbestos hazard abatement activity. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Asbestos hazard evaluation specialist: means a person responsible for the inspection, identification, detection, and assessment of asbestos-containing materials or suspect asbestos-containing materials, the determination of appropriate response actions, or the preparation of asbestos management plans for the purpose of protecting the public health from the hazards associated with exposure to asbestos, including the performance of air and bulk sampling. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Business entity: means a partnership, firm, association, corporation, sole proprietorship, or other business concern. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Certificate: means :

    (1) A document issued by the director to an individual affirming that the individual has successfully completed the training and other requirements set forth in this chapter to qualify as an asbestos hazard abatement specialist, an asbestos hazard evaluation specialist, an asbestos hazard abatement worker, an asbestos hazard abatement project designer, an asbestos hazard abatement air-monitoring technician, an approved asbestos hazard training provider, or other category of asbestos hazard specialist that the director establishes by rule; or

    (2) A document issued by a training institution in accordance with rules adopted by the director affirming that an individual has successfully completed the instruction required in all categories as provided in sections 3710. See Ohio Code 3710.01

  • Clearance air sampling: means an air sampling performed after the completion of any asbestos hazard abatement project and prior to the reoccupation of the contained work area by the public and conducted for the purpose of protecting the public from the health hazards associated with exposure to friable asbestos-containing material. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Enclosure: means the permanent confinement of friable asbestos-containing materials with an airtight barrier in an area not used as an air plenum. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Friable asbestos-containing material: means friable asbestos material as defined in rules adopted under Chapter 3704. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • imprisonment: means being imprisoned under a sentence imposed for an offense or serving a term of imprisonment, prison term, jail term, term of local incarceration, or other term under a sentence imposed for an offense in an institution under the control of the department of rehabilitation and correction, a county, multicounty, municipal, municipal-county, or multicounty-municipal jail or workhouse, a minimum security jail, a community-based correctional facility, or another facility described or referred to in section 2929. See Ohio Code 1.05
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • License: means a document issued by the director of environmental protection to a business entity or public entity affirming that the entity has met the requirements set forth in this chapter to engage in asbestos hazard abatement projects as an asbestos hazard abatement contractor. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means any individual, business entity, governmental body, or other public or private entity. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Property: means real and personal property. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • Public entity: means the state or any of its political subdivisions or any agency or instrumentality of either. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Renovation: means altering a facility or one or more facility components in any way, including the stripping or removal of friable asbestos-containing material from a facility component. See Ohio Code 3710.01
  • Rule: includes regulation. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • state: means the state of Ohio. See Ohio Code 1.59
  • United States: includes all the states. See Ohio Code 1.59