Asbestos Control Unit
We regulate all asbestos related activities performed in Philadelphia. We enforce the Philadelphia Asbestos Control Regulation, all applicable state and federal regulations, and respond to all questions, complaints, and certification/licensing inquiries.
Asbestos Hotline - 215-685-7576
Why should I care about Asbestos? Asbestos fibers were used in hundreds of different building materials throughout the twentieth century. When Asbestos is disturbed, it can release dust into the air. Inhalation can result in asbestosis, lung cancer, or mesothelioma. FACT SHEET.
Companies and Individuals Licensed/Certified by AMS
- Asbestos Contractors - Licensed to perform asbestos abatement projects in Philadelphia
- Asbestos Investigators - Certified to perform building material surveys to detect the presence of asbestos-containing materials
- Asbestos Laboratories - Certified to analyze bulk samples taken in Philadelphia to determine if they contain asbestos
- Asbestos Project Inspectors (API) - Certified to perform air monitoring and enforce the city's asbestos Control Regulations at asbestos abatement projects
Asbestos Control Forms and Applications
Asbestos Control Program Information