Nevada Revised Statutes Title 53. Labor and Industrial Relations § 618.750. Definitions

As used in NRS 618.750 to 618.850 , inclusive, unless the context otherwise requires:

1. “Asbestos” means asbestiform varieties of:

(a) Chrysotile (serpentine);

(b) Crocidolite (riebeckite);

(c) Amosite (cummingtonite-grunerite);

(d) Anthophyllite;

(e) Tremolite;  or

(f) Actinolite.

2. “Control of asbestos” means:

(a) The encapsulation, enclosure or removal of asbestos or material containing asbestos from a building or structure, including any associated mechanical systems, whether inside or outside the building or structure;

(b) The abatement of the danger posed to human beings by the presence of asbestos or material containing asbestos in a building or structure, including any associated mechanical systems, whether inside or outside the building or structure;

(c) The repair, renovation or demolition of a building or structure containing asbestos or materials containing asbestos;  or

(d) Any activity connected with that encapsulation, enclosure, removal, abatement, repair, renovation or demolition.

3. “Occupation” means a specific discipline involved in a project for the control of asbestos, including those tasks performed respectively by an inspector, management planner, consultant, project designer, contractor, supervisor or worker engaged in the control of asbestos.

4. “Worker” means any person actually engaged in work directly related to asbestos on a project for the control of asbestos who is not required to be licensed in any other occupation.


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