17.74.371 ENCAPSULATION OF ASBESTOS-CONTAINING MATERIAL
(1) A person may not conduct asbestos encapsulation procedures for an asbestos project unless accredited by the department as an asbestos project worker or asbestos project contractor/supervisor.
(2) A person conducting asbestos encapsulation procedures for an asbestos project shall:
(a) apply amended water to the ACM to reduce airborne asbestos concentrations;
(b) remove or repair loose or hanging ACM;
(c) field-test encapsulants prior to their use by applying each encapsulant to a small area to determine how well the encapsulant works with the ACM to be encapsulated; and
(d) meet the requirements of ARM 17.74.357.
(3) Bridging and penetrating encapsulants must be applied to ACM according to the encapsulant manufacturer's specifications.
(4) Encapsulants must be applied in a manner that does not dislodge or disturb the ACM.
History: 75-2-503, MCA; IMP, 75-2-503, MCA; NEW, 2011 MAR p. 2264, Eff. 10/28/11.