This Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial training course is for any individual who performs supervision of persons permitted to enter the restricted and regulated asbestos abatement work area. The supervisor is also responsible for performing the duties of the OSHA competent person for the asbestos project, consistent with current EPA and OSHA regulations.
An Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor must have completed this training, and have a valid certificate with them at all times while working on qualifying projects. This workshop prepares you to immediately apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors. It combines lectures, discussions, and hands-on demonstrations. Safe work practices, liability, and glove bag procedures are examined in detail.
Training for asbestos abatement professionals is required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), which is the authority under which EPA issued the EPA Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan. This course has been granted full approval by the EPA and various States to meet AHERA and ASHARA accreditation requirements for asbestos work in K-12 schools, as well as in public and commercial buildings.
Topics To Be Covered Include:
*Denotes Hands-On Activities
Please Note: Your state has detailed education, experience and application processing requirements to qualify for licensing in the Asbestos field. Most states administer their own asbestos programs, and each state's Department of Environmental Protection/Health is generally the best place to start with questions about requirements and training. Students are responsible to verify these requirements prior to registering for a course.
|Certificates||Same day as course completion|
|Parking||Free parking available on site|
|Food||Breakfast snacks and lunch are provided for in-person classes only.|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Contractor / Supervisor Initial)**|
|Individual Prerequisites||At least 18 years old|
|Accrediting Body||Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry|
|Individual App Requirements||$100 initial; If there are more than 6 months until expiration of training certificate, $100 renewal; if less than 6 months, $50|
|Individual Exam And Fees||No 3rd-Party Exam|
|Company Application Requirements||$50 annually|
|Refresher Training||Applicants must successfully complete a refresher course in the same discipline as their initial course. Refresher training is annual. Refresher is a 1 day, 8 hour course.|
|** Please note that these details are provided for informational purposes only. Consult with your local state or regulatory body to confirm your requirements for your specific situation. Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind. It is simply a database of publicly available information that is meant to assist with research on certain topics but is no way guaranteed as complete or free of error.|
46 S Linden Street, Duquesne, PA 15110
MO Feb 15, TU Feb 16, WE Feb 17, TH Feb 18, FR Feb 19 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Founded in 1998, Professional Training Associates, Inc (PTA) is a leading provider of environmental health and safety training. We focus primarily on the Region 3 area, but we also conduct courses both nationally and internationally. Our principal areas of concentration are OSHA and EPA required courses such as those governing asbestos and lead activities. Our other subjects include HAZWOPER, RCRA, and DOT, among others.