(1) Any person, firm, corporation, or other entity performing work subject to the requirements of 453 CMR 6.00, including, without limitation, Asbestos Contractors, Asbestos Workers, and Asbestos Supervisors, shall be responsible for compliance with the provisions thereof.

(2) Any person, firm, corporation, or other entity who or which violates the provisions of 453 CMR 6.00 shall be subject to the administrative sanctions specified herein and any civil penalty allowed by the laws of the Commonwealth, and, pursuant to M.G.L. c.149, § 6F, may be punished by a fine of not less than $500 and not more than $1500 for each offense.