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Asbestos Program

General Asbestos Information

We have created a new demolition pamphlet in order to help guide you through the DAQ demolition notification process and to help you comply with both the state and federal demolition requirements. See the How to Comply with Federal and Utah Demolition Requirements pamphlet for more information.

Update September 20, 2017

New Work Practices and Management Plan coversheet, see AHERA for more information.

Asbestos is a name given to a group of minerals that occur naturally as masses of long silky fibers. Asbestos is known for its unique properties of being resistant to abrasion, inert to acid and alkaline solutions, and stable at high temperatures. Because of these attributes, asbestos was widely used in construction and industry. Asbestos fibers are woven together or incorporated within other materials to create many products. Get more information about asbestos.

Professional Asbestos Service Providers in Utah

Summaries of Asbestos Regulations and Policies

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Federal Asbestos Regulations and Policies

EPA Information

If you have further questions about asbestos please contact Lisa Haroutunian (801) 536-4007