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Press Release Notice of Public Hearing regarding Asbestos Regulations rescission of 453 CMR 6.00

For immediate release:
9/25/2020
  • Department of Labor Standards

Media Contact for Notice of Public Hearing regarding Asbestos Regulations rescission of 453 CMR 6.00

Michael Flanagan, Director

Phone or WebexNotice of Asbestos Hearing regarding rescission of 453 CMR 6.00

453 CMR 6.00 - The removal containment or encapsulation of asbestos

Notice is hereby given pursuant to M.G.L. c. 30A, §2, that the Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development, in conjunction with the Department of Labor Standards (DLS), will hold a public hearing to repeal asbestos regulations: The Removal, Containment, Maintenance or Encapsulation of Asbestos 453 CMR 6.00.

The rescission of 453 CMR 6.00 is routine because it is being done in conjunction with the issuance of a new updated asbestos regulation, 454 CMR 28.00.

The hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 10:00 A.M. and attendance shall be by live video and or telephonic access. This is the information for accessing the meeting:

 

Hearing - Asbestos Regulations Revision

Hosted by Michael Flanagan

 

Wednesday, Oct 21, 2020 10:00 am | 2 hours | (UTC-04:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Meeting number: 161 795 6237

Password: DLS1Asbestos

https://statema.webex.com/statema/j.php?MTID=m45ad88a47ce92395d7a2d06ce70ad50d

 

Join by video system

Dial 1617956237@statema.webex.com

You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

 

Join by phone

+1-203-607-0564 US Toll

+1-866-692-3580 US Toll Free

Access code: 161 795 6237

 

The Department encourages all interested parties, including those who testify at the public hearing, to submit written testimony electronically to dlsFeedback@state.ma.us.

Please submit electronic testimony as an attached Word document and type the regulation number (453 CMR 6.00) and name of the regulation (The Removal, Containment, Maintenance or Encapsulation of Asbestos 453 CMR 6.00) in the subject line of the email. All submitted testimony must include the sender’s full name and address. The Department will post all electronic testimony that complies with these instructions on its website. Parties who are unable to submit electronic testimony should mail submissions to: Office of the General Counsel, Department of Labor Standards, 19 Staniford Street, Second Floor, Boston, MA 02114. All written or oral comments submitted to the Department may be posted on the Department’s website and released in response to a request for public records. All written testimony must be received by Thursday, October 23, 2020 at 5:00pm.

A copy of the Regulations may be viewed on the Government’s website.

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Media Contact for Notice of Public Hearing regarding Asbestos Regulations rescission of 453 CMR 6.00

Department of Labor Standards 

The Department of Labor Standards (DLS) promotes and protects workers' safety/health, wages, and working conditions, and supports the use of apprenticeship as a tool for workforce development.
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