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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 1. Administration
Agency 30. Department Of General Services
Chapter 20. Survey Standards for the Inspection of Hospitals for the Presence of Asbestos
10/24/2021

1VAC30-20-40. Scope.

A. All hospitals shall be evaluated and a plan developed in accordance with the provisions of these standards after July 1, 1989.

B. Any building completed after January 1, 1978, is exempt from the requirements of these standards.

C. Minimum competency requirements.

1. Individuals conducting inspections of buildings for asbestos containing materials shall meet the following minimum requirements:

a. They shall have a valid Asbestos Inspector's License and Asbestos Management Planner's License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation pursuant to the requirement of Chapter 5 (§ 54.1-500 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia; and

b. Either successfully completed a minimum of two weeks of intensive field training under the direction of a team leader or;

c. Have a minimum of two years experience in conducting field assessment surveys for asbestos containing materials in buildings.

D. Individuals filling positions of team leader shall meet the following minimum requirements.

1. Possess, at a minimum, a college degree (A.S. or B.S.) in a physical science or related scientific field (e.g. biology, environmental science, engineering, geology, etc.), and

2. Have a minimum of three years experience in conducting field assessment surveys for asbestos containing materials in buildings, and

3. Have a valid Asbestos Inspector's License and Management Planner's License issued by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation pursuant to Chapter 5 (§ 54.1-500 et seq.) of Title 54.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 2.1-424 and 2.1-526.14 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR330-01-02 § 4, eff. January 20, 1989.

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