Asbestos web Page

Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality
Office of Environmental Service
Public Participation and Permit Support Division
Notifications and Accreditations Section
P.O. Box 4313, Baton Rouge, LA  70821-4313 
Physical Address: 602 North 5th St, BR, LA 70802 
Phone No. (225) 219-0789
Fax No. (225) 219-3310

 


 

Contents and Links: 

Asbestos Accreditation and Notification Forms 

Asbestos Training Providers

New! Asbestos Training Class Schedules - Training Provider mailing addresses are provided.  Contact the training provider for actual class locations.

Louisiana Asbestos Accreditation Lists by Discipline:

Asbestos  Demolition and Renovation Notification Projects List  -  Published Annually 

Asbestos Regulations  

Louisiana Recognized Asbestos Landfill

Web Contact:

 

Link to the Lead-based Paint Web Site: Louisiana Recognized Asbestos Landfills

Asbestos Demolition Hurricane Web Site (includes Emergency Orders)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos

PowerPoint Presentations and Guidance Documents 

 
     

To Ensure Quicker Service for Accreditations processing notes

 

 


 

PowerPoint Presentations and Guidance Documents

NEW!       Mark Your Calendars: Annual Asbestos and Lead Workshop: April 22, 2014  

NEW!      Revised Regulations--Chapter 27 & 51      (Rev 3/20/14)

    

*Attention: Persons Interested in Receiving Asbestos and Lead Updates: If you are not on the Email Distribution List and would like to be added for Notices for Asbestos and/or Lead information, please email Christopher Mayeux at Chris.Mayeux@la.gov, or Sheryl Grimmer at Sheryl.Grimmer@la.gov to request that you be added to the list.  See the presentations as well as accreditation applications and notifications below:  

Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors (LSLBC)  In accordance with the LDEQ Air Quality Regulations, LAC 33:III.5151.F.1.f, any contractor performing removal of asbestos containing material that involves Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (see definition in LAC 33:III.5151.B) must become licensed by the Louisiana State Licensing Board for Contractors. You may contact the LSLBC by phone, 225-765-2301 or view their web site for additional information at http://www.LSLBC.louisiana.gov/  

Solid Waste Notifications List  (includes Transporters, Generators, etc.)    (Rev 9/8/11)  A Solid Waste (SW) Transporter # is required to transport any type of solid waste in this state.  This includes any demolition debris and asbestos.  Contact Sheryl Grimmer at 225-219-1665 of the Notifications and Accreditations Section for a number if you don't have one. 

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Frequently Asked Questions About Asbestos

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Asbestos Contractors     Revised 10/9/09 (This document contains important information for Asbestos Abatement Contractors licensing and accreditations requirements)

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Individuals Seeking Asbestos Accreditation     (Rev 5/24/11) This document contains information for individuals seeking accreditation and also discusses training requirements.)

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Homeowners    (Revised 11/30/09)  (This document contains important information regarding Asbestos removal from single family dwellings.) 

Most Frequently Asked Questions by Non-Profit Entities    (Revised 9/29/08) (This document contains information regarding removal of vinyl asbestos flooring and asphalt and cement based shingles from non-profit or other entities.)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos Management Plans, Inspections, and Designated Persons for Schools and State Buildings      (Rev 9/25/2009)

Most Frequently Asked Questions about Asbestos Training Providers and Trainers   (Rev 12/7/2010)

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LDEQ Asbestos Contacts

Notifications and Accreditations Staff (BR Main Office Staff)     (Revised 1/10/2012)

Surveillance Staff - Surveillance Regional Office Map http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/tabid/66/Default.aspx (Click on map to get a list of Regional Contact Information) or Click on this document for Asbestos Regional Contacts:     (Revised 12/11/12)

**Map to LDEQ, Baton Rouge Main Office:   **

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Asbestos Regulations

Louisiana Environmental Regulatory Code (ERC), Title 33:Part III (Louisiana Air Quality Regulations can be found at:     http://www.deq.louisiana.gov/portal/Portals/0/planning/regs/title33/33v03-201403.pdf 

The asbestos regulations can be found in the Louisiana Air Quality Regulations, in Chapters 27 and 51. Click on the link above, then click on the Air Quality Regulations (Part III) and search for the regulations needed, as noted below:

Chapter 27:  Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools and State Buildings Regulation.  Includes provisions for Training Providers and Accreditations (LAC 33:III.Chapter 27)

Chapter 51 (§5151):  Emission Standard for Asbestos. Subchapter M.  Includes Asbestos definitions and standards for Demolition and Renovation.   

 

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Asbestos Training Providers

 LA Recognized Asbestos Training Providers List      (Revised 11/22/2013) 

LA Recognized Active Asbestos Trainers List     (Revised 11/22/2013) 

Asbestos Training Course Schedule - For a current list of asbestos training courses, please see contact &/or web site info on the above Asbestos Training Providers list.

LA Recognized Asbestos Training Providers that teach the Schools and State Buildings Designated Person and Custodial and Maintenance Staff Training      (9/21/11)

For accreditation purposes, training courses holding current approval from the EPA or from a state with an EPA-approved accreditation program are acceptable in Louisiana . However, in addition to these courses, Louisiana requires an additional 2-hour regulations course by a Louisiana recognized training provider. You may refer to the EPA National Directory of AHERA Accredited Courses (NDAAC) at http://www.epa.gov/asbestos/pubs/location.html for further listings.

 

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Louisiana Recognized Asbestos Landfills

  • Asbestos Disposal Sites Recognized by Louisiana that Accept Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (RACM)     (Revised 7/19/2012)  (See definition of RACM in LAC 33:III.5151.B)  Contact: Christopher Mayeux at Chris.Mayeux@la.gov.   
  • Approved C&D disposal sites may accept Non-Regulated Asbestos Containing Material (Non-RACM).  You may contact the Waste Division's C&D website to verify which types of materials are accepted: /portal/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=S_5Uk2eEMts%3d&tabid=259

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Asbestos  Demolition and Renovation Notification Projects List

ADVF Database Queries:     

January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010      

January 1, 2011 - December 31, 2011    

January 1, 2012 - December 31, 2012     

January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013      

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To Ensure Quicker Service for Accreditations processing: 

Please remember to complete the AAC-1 application forms for asbestos accreditations, including copies of training certificates, education for inspectors, management planners, and project designers.

Initial proof of the 2-hour Louisiana regulations (if not working in a hurricane area designated under the Emergency Orders, which is currently St. Bernard Parish until August 30, 2009); and Cameron Parish until Sept. 4, 2009.  If you were exempt under an Emergency Order, this training is not required.

Notice: LDEQ now submits accreditation certifications via pdf through the email.  Please have all employees complete the email address box if they have one, or fax # if they don’t.  As a last resort, we will mail hard copies of certificates if a person does not have an email address or fax number.

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