Extension of Asbestos Certification Deadline

March 24, 2020

Any person already certified by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to engage in Asbestos Handling (certified asbestos handlers, restricted handlers, handler-supervisors, and investigators) whose certification hard card expired on March 15, 2020 or later, may continue to work using their existing cards until June 1, 2020. No further documentation is necessary to work with an expired hard card.

For more information, visit Asbestos Handler Certification Applications.