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News Notice of Public Hearing regarding regulation 454 CMR 28.00

10/31/2022
  • Department of Labor Standards

Media Contact for Notice of Public Hearing regarding regulation 454 CMR 28.00

Rontear Farmer, General Counsel

Public Hearing Notice for regulation 454 CMR 28.00

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 on proposed asbestos regulations: The Removal, Containment, Maintenance or Encapsulation of Asbestos 454 CMR 28.00.

The purpose of these edits to the regulations is to remedy grammatical errors and any inaccuracies in cross references.

The hearing will be held on December 16, 2022, at 1:00pm and attendance shall be by live video and or telephonic access. This is the information for accessing the meeting:

Asbestos Regulations Hearing Information:

Join from the meeting link
https://eolwdma.webex.com/eolwdma/j.php?MTID=m003cecfa2499ca243cf97632dde64648

Join by meeting number
Meeting number (access code): 2339 460 9549
Meeting password: yWKVGhAk726

Tap to join from a mobile device (attendees only)
+1-617-315-0704 United States Toll (Boston) 
+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll

Join by phone
+1-617-315-0704 United States Toll (Boston) 
+1-408-418-9388 United States Toll Global call-in numbers

Join from a video system or application
Dial 23394609549@eolwdma.webex.com 
You can also dial 173.243.2.68 and enter your meeting number.

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 (454 CMR 28.00) and name of the regulation (The Removal, Containment, Maintenance or Encapsulation of Asbestos 454 CMR 28.00) 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 December 19, 2022, by 5pm.

A copy of the proposed Regulations is included with this announcement and may be obtained from the Office of the General Counsel at Rontear.Farmer2@mass.gov.

Media Contact for Notice of Public Hearing regarding regulation 454 CMR 28.00

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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