NYS Article 32

The NYS Department of Labor’s Mold Program, which is responsible for enforcing Article 32 of the New York State Labor Law establishes training and licensing requirements and minimum work standards for professionals engaged in mold assessment and remediation. See https://labor.ny.gov/workerprotection/safetyhealth/mold/pdf/Chapter_Amendment.pdf”

Exemptions: The following persons shall not be required to obtain a license to perform mold assessment, remediation, or abatement:

  • Residential property owner who performs mold inspection, assessment or remediation, or abatement on his or her own property;
  • Non-residential property owner, or the employee of such owner, who performs mold assessment or, remediation, or abatement on an apartment building owned by that person that has not more than four dwelling units;
  • An owner or a managing agent or a full-time employee of an owner or managing agent who performs mold assessment or, remediation, or abatement on commercial property or a residential apartment building of more than four dwelling units owned by the owner provided, however, that this shall not apply if the managing agent or employee engages in the business of performing mold assessment or, remediation, or abatement for the public;
  • Federal, state or local governmental units or public authorities and employees thereof that perform mold assessment, remediation, or abatement on any property owned, managed or remediated by such governmental unit or authority.