Asbestos Program

2015 Wisconsin Asbestos Seminar

The 2015 Wisconsin Asbestos Seminar will be held on Friday, December 11 in Wisconsin Dells.  Pre-register by November 15 to reserve your spot. 


The Lead and Asbestos Section, in the Department of Health Services, regulates asbestos activities. Below are internal and external web links with information about asbestos.


You may now apply online using a Visa or MasterCard credit or debit card. To apply and pay by check or money order, select the appropriate application form below:

Note: Training providers should contact the Lead and Asbestos Program office at 608-261-6876 to obtain accreditation forms.



Certification - Guidelines to receive asbestos certification, along with types of acceptable identification.

Regulations - State of Wisconsin Statutes and Department of Health Services Administrative Rules.


These directories list companies that offer regulated asbestos services to the public.

Asbestos Training - Contact information for asbestos training providers in Wisconsin.

Laboratories - National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) of PLM and TEM test methods.

More about the Wisconsin Asbestos Rule



The following presentations provide individuals and companies with background information on Administrative Rule DHS 159 (PDF, 362 KB), Certification and Training Course Requirements for Asbestos Activities, a revised rule that became effective on May 1, 2009. 



  • Nationwide - federal and non-profit agencies' links

  • Statewide - state agencies in Wisconsin links

  • Local - county and city agencies' links


Contact Us - Lead and Asbestos Section contact information

Lead Home - Information about lead-based paint

Occupational Health Home - Adult Blood Lead an OSHA information

Last Revised: November 12, 2015