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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 15. Virginia Board For Asbestos, Lead, And Home Inspectors
Chapter 20. Virginia Asbestos Licensing Regulations
12/4/2021

18VAC15-20-459.3. Responsibilities.

A. Each asbestos analytical laboratory using PLM to analyze bulk suspect material for the presence of asbestos shall analyze the material in accordance with EPA 600/R-93/116 Method of Determination of Bulk Asbestos or the NIOSH method 9002.

B. Each asbestos analytical laboratory using PCM to analyze air samples for the presence of airborne fibers shall use the method outlined in Appendix A of OSHA's 1926.1101 regulation or shall use the most recent version of NIOSH's 7400 method.

C. Each asbestos analytical laboratory using TEM to analyze air samples for the presence of airborne asbestos fibers shall use the method outlined in Appendix A to Subpart E of 40 CFR Part 763 or shall use the most recent version of NIOSH's 7402 method.

Statutory Authority

§ 54.1-501 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 18, Issue 6, eff. January 2, 2002.

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