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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 004
License asbestos consultant asbestos contractor.
F.S. 469.004
469.004 License; asbestos consultant; asbestos contractor.
(1) All asbestos consultants must be licensed by the department. An asbestos consultant’s license may be issued only to an applicant who holds a current, valid, active license as an architect issued under chapter 481; holds a current, valid, active license as a professional engineer issued under chapter 471; holds a current, valid, active license as a professional geologist issued under chapter 492; is a diplomat of the American Board of Industrial Hygiene; or has been awarded designation as a Certified Safety Professional by the Board of Certified Safety Professionals.
(2) All asbestos contractors must be licensed by the department. An asbestos contractor may not perform abatement activities involving work that affects building structures or systems. Work on building structures or systems may be performed only by a contractor licensed under chapter 489.
(3) A license issued under this chapter must be renewed every 2 years. Before an asbestos contractor’s license may be renewed, the licensee must complete a 1-day course of continuing education during each of the preceding 2 years. Before an asbestos consultant’s license may be renewed, the licensee must complete a 2-day course of continuing education during each of the preceding 2 years.
History.ss. 53, 54, ch. 94-119; ss. 3, 6, ch. 95-200; s. 14, ch. 98-419; s. 16, ch. 99-254.