11-18-2013 - Asbestos Inspector - West Springfield, MA

Training Provider: ATC Group Services LLC - Massachusetts

Dates: MO Nov 18, TU Nov 19, WE Nov 20 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

4.3   reviews average 6 reviews

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Why Should You Take ThisAsbestos Inspector training course?

This Asbestos Inspector training course accredits individuals to assess the condition of asbestos material and report the results. Any person who performs the tasks involved in the asbestos survey, identification and assessment of the condition of asbestos and asbestos material, or who is involved in the collection of bulk samples of asbestos material for laboratory analysis, needs this training.

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.

OSHA requires that all surfacing material - (i.e. sprayed-on or trowled-on materials) and all thermal systems insulation must be presumed to be asbestos containing materials (PACM) in buildings constructed before 1981. OSHA also requires that in these same buildings, all vinyl, resilient, and asphaltic flooring, and the associated mastics and backings must be assumed to be asbestos containing. Only laboratory analysis of samples obtained by a trained and certified asbestos building inspector can rebut OSHAs position on PACM or flooring in buildings constructed before 1981. Building owners, and those involved with construction activities, must identify all asbestos containing materials in the areas of construction via due diligence.

An Asbestos Inspector must possess a valid Inspector certificate and have a copy of their certificate with them at all times while working on the project. 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.

 

Topics To Be Covered Include:

  • Types and Uses of Asbestos
  • Potential Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure
  • Federal and State Regulatory Framework
  • Function, Qualifications, and Role of Inspectors
  • Building Systems
  • Public/Employee/Building Occupant Relations
  • Pre-Inspection Planning
  • Physical Assessment of Friable and Non-Friable ACM
  • Respiratory Protection and Personal Protective Equipment
  • Legal Liabilities
  • Bulk Sampling Documentation and Recordkeeping
  • Field Experiences and Hands-On Skill Sets

 

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.

COURSE LOGISTICS
CertificatesSame day as course completion
ParkingFree parking. Park in the back of the building.
FoodCoffee provided
STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Inspector)**
Individual Prerequisites-At least 18 years of age -Document a minimum of 6 months experience in an occupation comparable to that of asbestos inspection; OR -2 months field experience under the direct supervision of a certified Asbestos Inspector or Management Planner
Accrediting BodyMassachusetts Department of Labor and Workforce Development
Individual App Requirements$300 annually
Individual Exam And FeesNo 3rd-Party Exam
Company Application Requirements$2000 annually
Refresher TrainingApplicants must successfully complete a refresher course in the same discipline as their initial course. Refresher training is annual. Refresher is a half day, 4 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.
Below are the most recent student reviews for previous Asbestos Inspector Courses.
Average rating: Average Rating stars out of 5 stars (4.3 out of 5 stars - 6 student reviews)

Asbestos Inspector
review userPaul N.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 15, 2016
The instructor was knowledgeable and kept the class focused. The instructor was knowledgeable and kept the class focused.
Asbestos Inspector
review userRiver S.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on June 30, 2015
Tom was great thorough, knowledgeable, organized, personable, and efficient. I recommend this class and instructor. Tom was great thorough, knowledgeable, organized, personable, and efficient. I recommend this class and instructor.
Asbestos Inspector
review userSarah G.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 30, 2015
I especially enjoyed the historical context and learning about how to identify/recognize asbestos in older structures. Marc... I especially enjoyed the historical context and learning about how to identify/recognize asbestos in older structures. Marc was excellent great delivery, pace, temperament. I found Tom to be a little frustrating his teaching style was abrasive and I don't think he listened very well to our questions.
Asbestos Inspector
review userBritta T.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 27, 2015
This was a very useful and informative class. Marc Soutra was a really great teacher and took the time to give us a thorough... This was a very useful and informative class. Marc Soutra was a really great teacher and took the time to give us a thorough foundation for understanding asbestos. Tom Dion was a little difficult to follow and rushed through some sections assuming we knew more than I actually knew already. But the handson learning was very helpful.
Asbestos Inspector
review userJoseph P.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on March 27, 2015
Instructor was well organized with much knowledge. Instructor was well organized with much knowledge.
Asbestos Inspector
review userJared G.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on January 22, 2014
The class was full of information and was presented is a way that was easy to understand. The class was full of information and was presented is a way that was easy to understand.
LOCATION, DATE & TIME

73 William Franks Drive, West Springfield, MA 01089

MO Nov 18, TU Nov 19, WE Nov 20 from 8:00am to 4:00pm

ABOUT THE TRAINING PROVIDER
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ATC Group Services Inc DBA Cardno leads the nation in delivering results-driven Environmental and Health & Safety Training and we've trained tens of thousands across the country and around the world to prove it. Tracking complex and ever-changing regulations, then translating them into effective programs is our specialty. We'll teach you how to properly identify, assess, and mitigate environmental hazards while you earn certification maintenance credits. We can customize a course and come to you no matter where you are around the world. Or, you can attend our classroom training offered at one of our many locations. You'll find course offerings on such subjects as Asbestos, Environmental Site Assessments, Lead-Based Paint, Hazardous Waste, Emergency Response and Safety, Storm Water Management, and Intrusion and Mold.

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