SPECIAL INFORMATION FOR SCHOOLS. The
Division of Labor and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources
worked together to help schools with asbestos compliance.
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WORKING WITHOUT A LICENSE is illegal.
If you work without a current, valid, Iowa license, your license
may be revoked and your application for a new license may be
denied. In addition, penalties for working without a license
can be as high as $25,000.
RESPIRATORY PROTECTION PROGRAMS must
be complete, current, and accurate.
for a sample respiratory protection program.
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Problems with respiratory protection programs.
for a check list to help you make sure your respiratory
protection program is adequate.
The Iowa Division of Labor administers Iowa’s asbestos
licensing and permitting program. For information about asbestos abatement permits and an application form,
click here. For information about
asbestos licenses and an application form, click here.
To qualify for a license in Iowa, the applicant must have successfully
completed training as established by the United States Environmental
Protection Agency (EPA). The EPA Region 7 approved training
providers are listed below:
To contact us:
Iowa OSHA enforces regulations designed to protect
workers from asbestos. For more information about Iowa OSHA,
click here. For the OSHA asbestos construction
click here. For additional assistance from federal OSHA
regarding the OSHA construction standard,
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR)
enforces asbestos regulations designed to protect the environment. For more information about DNR's
Asbestos permittees may be subject to Iowa's
Smokefree Air Act. Click here
for more information.
The Iowa Department of Public Health regulates
lead abatement. For more information on lead abatement,
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