75-2-511. Accreditation requirements -- restrictions. (1) To qualify for accreditation in a particular asbestos-related occupation, a person must:
(a) (i) successfully complete an asbestos-related training course for that occupation approved by the department or the United States environmental protection agency; and
(ii) pass an examination approved by the department;
(b) satisfactorily demonstrate equivalent previous training or experience in the occupation as prescribed by department rule; or
(c) have successfully completed an asbestos-related training course for that occupation, approved by the United States environmental protection agency, during the time period immediately following the passage of this part and ending on December 31, 1989.
(2) After January 1, 1990, a person may not:
(a) engage in an asbestos-related occupation unless accredited in that occupation by the department;
(b) conduct an asbestos project without a permit from the department or violate the conditions of a permit;
(c) contract with or employ in an asbestos-related occupation a person not accredited in that occupation by the department; or
(d) offer a training course for an asbestos-related occupation to meet the accreditation requirements of this section unless the department approves the course.
(3) A person who applies for accreditation shall submit the fees and follow procedures prescribed by department rule.