For an Emergency Operation Notification outside of normal business hours, please leave a message for Robin Mack at (803) 898-4270 and submit a project application no later than the working day following the emergency operation.
If you have a general question, please call our section at (803) 898-4289. If your question is specific in nature (for instance, the status of a submitted notification of demolition) please consult the listing below for the proper individual to contact.
|Asbestos Staff||Duties and Responsibilities within the Asbestos Section|
|Variance Requests for Alternative Work Practices|
|Group Licenses, Quarterly Report Notifications, and Temporary Storage Containment Licenses|
|Abatement Permitting and Licensing (including Demolitions)|
Assigned Regions by Inspector listed below:
|Region 4 (Chesterfield, Clarendon, Darlington, Dillon, Florence, Kershaw, Lee, Marion, Marlboro, Sumter) and Region 6 (Georgetown, Horry, Williamsburg)|
|Region 7 (Berkeley, Charleston, Dorchester) and Region 8 (Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper)|
|Region 1 (Abbeville, Anderson, Edgefield, Greenwood, Laurens, McCormick, Oconee, Saluda) and Region 2 (Cherokee, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg, Union)|
|Region 3 (Chester, Fairfield, Lancaster, Lexington, Newberry, Richland, York) and Region 5 (Aiken, Allendale, Bamberg, Barnwell, Calhoun, Orangeburg)|
The South Carolina office of the Occupational Safety and Hazard Administration (OSHA) can be reached at (803) 896-7665. OSHA is responsible for enforcing worker protection regulations, including work involving asbestos-containing materials and asbestos-containing materials in the workplace.
For Freedom Of Information (FOI) requests regarding asbestos related documents please contact the DHEC Freedom Of Information Office at (803) 898-3882.
Lead Paint Training and Certification:
Contact the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Lead Program at (404) 562-8998 or (404) 562-8994
Lead Disposal Issues:
Contact DHEC Bureau of Land and Waste Management at (803) 896-4205
For more information please contact the Bureau of Air Quality at (803) 898-4123 or by email.