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2.0 Objectives and Metrics

  • 2.1  The Cornell University Asbestos Management Program has been established to ensure that asbestos containing material (ACM) is appropriately managed to minimize potential health risks to the University community. Asbestos abatement may be required in advance of building renovation/repair, building demolition or when ACM is found to be damaged.
  • 2.2  The Cornell University Asbestos Management Program will meet all federal and state regulatory  requirements including:
    • 29CFR 1910.1001 OSHA Asbestos General Industry Standard
    • 29CFR 1926.1101 OSHA Asbestos Construction Standard
    • NYS Industrial Code Rule 56
    • NESHAPS (EPA) 40 CFR Part 61
    • NYSDEC Regulations Part 364
    • TSCA (EPA) 40 CFR Part 763
    • University Policy 8.6 Environment, Health and Safety
  • 2.3  EHS will review and update the written program every 3 years or sooner if required by regulatory changes.