This 4-day (32 hours) training is for workers involved with the abatement of asbestos, for asbestos project monitors, and for consultants.
The course content provides instruction on personal protection, state-of-the-art techniques and two days of hands-on training. The focus is on practices and procedures, personal protective equipment, health effects of asbestos exposure, and other information critical to individuals who work in an abatement area with hazardous materials.
– Asbestos in Historical Perspective
– Asbestos Types
– Uses and Applications
– Health Effects and Medical Surveillance Requirements
– Current State and Federal Regulations
– Air Monitoring and Sampling
– Bulk Sampling and Analysis
– Worker Protection Equipment
– Negative Pressure Systems
– Glove Bag Removal
– Establishing High-Integrity Asbestos Abatement Work Areas, and Proper Abatement Practices & Procedures
This AHERA Worker certification is required by the EPA for a person to work on asbestos response actions in most buildings other than private residences, and by OSHA for Class I work.