DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY  
DIRECTOR'S OFFICE  
CONSTRUCTION SAFETY AND HEALTH STANDARD  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of labor and economic  
opportunity by sections 14 and 24 of the Michigan occupational safety and health act,  
1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014 and 408.1024; and Executive Reorganization Orders Nos.  
1996-1, 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, 2011-4, and 2019-3, MCL 330.3101, 445.2001,  
445.2011, 445.2025, 445.2030, and 125.1998)  
PART 602. ASBESTOS STANDARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION  
R 325.51301 Scope, application, and adoption by federal standards.  
Rule 1. (1) These rules apply to all construction work as defined by the Michigan  
occupational safety and health act (MIOSHA), 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to  
408.1094. Construction work includes, but is not limited to, all of the following:  
(a) Demolition or salvage of structures where asbestos is present.  
(b) Removal or encapsulation of materials containing asbestos.  
(c) Construction, alteration, repair, maintenance, or renovation of structures,  
substrates, or portions thereof that contain asbestos.  
(d) Installation of products containing asbestos.  
(e) Asbestos spill or emergency cleanup.  
(f) The transportation, disposal, storage, or containment of, and housekeeping  
activities involving, asbestos or products containing asbestos on the site or location at  
which construction activities are performed.  
(2) Coverage under these rules shall be based on the nature of the work operation  
involving asbestos exposure.  
(3) The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations  
on occupational exposure to asbestos that have been promulgated by the United States  
Department of Labor and codified at 29 CFR 1926.1101, “Asbestos,” as amended  
February 18, 2020, are adopted in these rules.  
(4) The adopted federal regulations have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under the Michigan occupational safety and health act (MIOSHA) 1974 PA  
154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
(5) The OSHA regulations adopted in these rules are available from the United  
States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website,  
www.osha.gov, at no charge, as of the time of adoption of these rules.  
(6) The regulations adopted in these rules are available for inspection at the  
Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, MIOSHA, Standards and FOIA  
Section, 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(7) The regulations adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or the  
Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity, MIOSHA, Standards and FOIA  
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Section, 530 W. Allegan Street, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143, at the  
cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping and handling.  
History: 1994 AACS; 1995 AACS; 1997 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar 30, 2021.  
R 325.51302 Rescinded.  
History: 1994 AACS; 1995 AACS; 1997 AACS; 1999 AACS; 2013 AACS; 2021 MR 6, Eff. Mar  
30, 2021.  
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