02-14-2022 - Asbestos Allied Trades Restricted Handler - Refresher - Rochester, NY

Training Provider: Cornerstone Training Institute

Date: Monday, February 14, 2022 from 8:00am to 12:00pm

Location: Rochester, NY

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Why Should You Take This Asbestos Allied Trades - Restricted Handler course?

Please Note:  Annual refresher training is required to maintain the Asbestos Restricted Handler license, and workers must re-register with the state DOL every year. If working in New York City, you must also renew with the NYC DEP every two years.

Any person performing any limited or special tasks in preparation for an ancillary to an asbestos project, such as a carpenter, electrician, plumber or similar occupation, or any other person who may incidentally disturb asbestos during the course of any employment, shall possess a valid Asbestos Allied Trades - Restricted Handler certificate and shall have such certificate or a copy thereof in his/her possession at all times while working on the project. 

This 4-Hour Asbestos Allied Trades Restricted Handler refresher course is designed for carpenters, electricians, plumbers that may disturb asbestos and need to renew their certificate. This annual refresher training is required for performing tasks in preparation for an asbestos project as a Restricted Handler.


The Following Topics Will Be Covered In Detail:

  • Work Practices
  • Decontamination System
  • Regulatary Overview
  • Safety Hazards


Certification Fees:

The NYSDOL and NYC DEP registration fees are not included with registration. After attending the class, you must register for certification with the state NYSDOL ($50), and if applicable, with New York City DEP ($50). Certified Restricted Asbestos Handlers must be employed by a NYS certified company with an Asbestos Handling License as well ($500 intial fee, $300 for renewals).


Renewal Requirements:

Annual refresher training is required to maintain the Asbestos Restricted Handler license, and workers must re-register with the state DOL every year. If working in New York City, you must also renew with the NYC DEP every two years.


More information from the NYC Department of Environmental Protection: 

The Restricted Asbestos Handler Certification is issued to a worker who has completed this training course and is certified by the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to perform construction work during the preparation of or during asbestos abatement work.

The Restricted Asbestos Handler may perform electrical work, carpentry, and other specialized tasks (i.e., lighting, ventilation, enclosing the work area, etc.) necessary for the proper containment of a work area. They are allowed to enter the contained work area for a limited period of time to perform the specific tasks mentioned above in preparation for the actual abatement work. They may only perform those particular job functions specified in their application for certification (i.e. electrical work, carpentry, etc.), and they may not engage in an asbestos project before obtaining a “Restricted Asbestos Handler Certificate” issued by NYSDOL and DEP. 

NYSDOL issues a Restricted Asbestos Handler Certificate/Allied Trades Certificate and DEP issues an Asbestos Handler Certificates. Both certificates are issued in the form of photo identification cards. The DEP certificate is valid for two years, and the NYSDOL certificate is valid for one year. 

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460 State Street Floor 2, Rochester, NY 14608

Monday, February 14, 2022 from 8:00am to 12:00pm

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Cornerstone Training Institute is New York State's most qualified environmental safety firm with a proven history of minimizing risk while maximizing worksite efficiencies and cost savings. We have built our company foundation on lasting partnerships and gladly share our network and expertise with all of our clients. Our team represents the most qualified and experienced specialists in the field of asbestos, lead and OSHA training. Our professional hands on approach will equip you with the skills necessary to handle the demands of all potential safety and environmental hazards.

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