The EPA (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency) says one thing—OSHA (Occupational Health and Safety Administration) says another. Sampling variance can certainly trip you up when it comes to compliance. So what exactly do you have to consider when it comes time to sample for asbestos?
Most interpret the OSHA Standards to apply only to structures constructed prior to 1981. In fact, OSHA’s regulations also include language pertaining to all structures, regardless of the construction date. Let me attempt to clarify OSHA’s intent as simply as I can, if that is possibl