Asbestos fibers easily can be inhaled into the lungs because of their microscopic size. Three major health risks are associated with asbestos exposure: asbestosis, mesothelioma and lung cancer. Studies indicate asbestos also can cause cancers of the mouth, throat, digestive tract and organs. Currently, no known safe level exists for asbestos exposure. Several agencies regulate asbestos because of these dangers. The Missouri Department of Natural Resources is the state agency responsible for governing asbestos abatement projects in Missouri.
As of Jan. 1, 2017, the department's asbestos-related fees have risen. The adjustments mark the first time these fees have gone up since 1987. More. ....
Asbestos - Fact Sheets
- Asbestos, Brochure--PUB2276
- Asbestos: Inspection Report Requirements, Fact Sheet--PUB2349
- Asbestos Requirements for Demolition and Renovation Projects, Fact Sheet--PUB2157
- Asbestos Requirements for Demolition and Renovation Projects in Schools, Fact Sheet--PUB2554
- Asbestos: What is it and why is it a concern?, Fact Sheet--PUB2077
- Environmental Regulations for Demolition Project Checklist, Fact Sheet--PUB2374
- Guide to Our Air Pollution Enforcement Process, Fact Sheet--PUB2059
- How to Handle Asbestos-Containing Debris, Fact Sheet--PUB2121
- Management of Nonfriable Asbestos-Containing Materials, Fact Sheet--PUB2156
- Requirements for Fire Training Exercises Involving Structures, Fact Sheet--PUB2029
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Asbestos - Related Forms
- Application for Asbestos Occupation Certification — Form MO 780-2667 As of Jan. 1, 2017, a fee increase applies to certification for all asbestos occupations. Form MO 760-2667 contains the details. This form includes information formerly found on Forms 1227 and 1228, which now are obsolete. Please note that submitting an incorrect fee will delay the processing of your application.
- Asbestos Business Exemption Application — Form MO 780-1222
- Asbestos Contractor Registration Application — Form MO 780-1224 As of Jan. 1, 2017, the fee for contractor registration is $2,650.
- Asbestos Inspection Report - Demolition/Renovation — Form MO 780-2130
- Asbestos NESHAP Notification of Demolition and Renovation — Form MO 780-1923 As of Jan. 1, 2017, the review fee is $100 for asbestos NESHAP notifications of demolitions and renovations.
- Asbestos NESHAP Notification of Demolition and Renovation Amendment — Form MO 780-1986
- Asbestos Notification Amendment — Form MO 780-1556
- Asbestos Post-Notification — Form MO 780-1225
- Asbestos Project Notification — Form MO 780-1226 As of Jan. 1, 2017, the review is $200 for notification of asbestos abatement projects.
- Training Course Accreditation — Form MO 780-1229 The department noticed an editing error on Form 1229 and corrected it.
Asbestos - Regulations
- The National Emission Standard for Asbestos - 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M (61.140 - 61.157)
- Missouri Air Conservation Law Sections 643.225 - 643.250 of the Revised
Statues of Missouri:
- Missouri State Regulations 10 CSR 10-6.241 Asbestos Projects-Registration, Notification and Performance Requirements, and 10 CSR 10-6.250 Asbestos Abatement Projects - Certification, Accreditation and Business Exemption Requirements
- Asbestos Brochure
- Asbestos Health Effects
- Asbestos Public Service Announcements
- Asbestos-Containing Materials (EPA)
- National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program. View a list of approved laboratories for asbestos analysis.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- Other Environmental Links
- What You Should Know About Asbestos (10 MB) VIDEO