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.
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*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|
|Food||Coffee and snacks provided|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Contractor / Supervisor Initial)**|
|Individual Prerequisites||No prerequisites to attend the trianing class. However to become an Asbestos Contractor in FL the following is required: 5-day contractor/supervisor course; 3-day respiratory protection course; Completion of at least 10 asbestos projects within the last 5 years; Pass the FL State Asbestos Contractors exam.|
|Accrediting Body||Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation|
|Individual App Requirements||If you wish to be a licensed Asbestos Contractor in FL you must apply with the state licensing division and pay an initial application & exam fee of $340. The renewal fee is $155 every two years. Visit http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/pro/asbest/documents/asbestos_faqs.pdf to learn more about these requirements.|
|Individual Exam And Fees||If applying to become an Asbestos Contractor in FL, you must pass the FL State Asbesots Contractor's exam. The Asbestos Examination Application Fees for Initial Applications is $340 for Contractors.|
|Company Application Requirements||If you wish to engage in asbestos consulting or contracting as a partnership, corporation, business trust or other legal entity or if you wish to engage in asbestos consulting or contracting as an individual you must obtain a FL Asbestos Business License. The fee is $255 every two years.|
|Refresher Training||Completion of a one day 8-hour course for each calendar year prior to the license renewal date.|
|Reciprocity||Florida does not currently have reciprocal agreements or criteria for endorsement of applicants from other states. You must meet the Florida requirements for licensure and receive a passing score on the Florida examination.|
|** 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.|
207 West State Road 434 Suite C, Winter Springs, FL 32708
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