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§ 451. Definitions

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 40. Labor

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 40. Labor
Chapter 11. Oklahoma Asbestos Control Act
40 Okl.St.Ann. § 451
§ 451. Definitions
As used in the Oklahoma Asbestos Control Act:
1. “Friable asbestos material” means any material that contains asbestos of more than one percent (1%) or more that can be crumbled, pulverized or reduced to powder by hand pressure;
2. “Friable asbestos material abatement” means the removal, encapsulation or enclosure of friable asbestos containing material;
3. “Friable asbestos material encapsulation” means the application of a bonding agent called a sealant, which penetrates and hardens the asbestos material or covers the surface of the material with a protective coating, thus preventing fiber release from the asbestos material;
4. “Friable asbestos material removal” means the actual physical removal of any friable asbestos containing material from a facility, when the asbestos is either attached to or detached from any device or structure;
5. “Contractor” means any public or private entity that engages in friable asbestos containing material abatement in any facility in this state except private residences or apartment houses of less than six family units;
6. “Commissioner” means the Commissioner of Labor.


Laws 1982, c. 101, § 1; Laws 1985, c. 270, § 1; Laws 1993, c. 145, § 265, eff. July 1, 1993; Laws 2016, c. 82, § 4, eff. Nov. 1, 2016.
40 Okl. St. Ann. § 451, OK ST T. 40 § 451
Current with legislation of the Second Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2024). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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