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Asbestos Handler


Workers involved in asbestos removal must receive appropriate training prior to being certified, and asbestos contractors must meet strict requirements to be licensed. This helps to ensure workers and the public are not exposed to the hazards of breathing asbestos particles.

Licensing Authority

New York State Department of Labor
Licensing and Certification Unit
Harriman Campus, Bldg. 12, Room 161A,
Albany, NY 12240
Phone: (518) 457-2735

Standard Occupational Classification

47-4041 - Hazardous Materials Removal Workers
To learn more about this occupation search the Occupational Information Network (O*Net).


Fees stated and other information contained in this report are subject to change. Please contact the licensing authority listed above for the most current information.

This page was last updated on 1/15/19.

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