05-10-2021 - Asbestos Building Inspector / Management Planner Initial - CA - Online, Live

Training Provider: Calinc Training

Dates: MO May 10, FR May 14 from 8:00am to 4:30pm US/Pacific

Location: Online, Live

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Asbestos Building Inspector/Management Planner Initial Course (Cal/OSHA)

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 approval by Cal/OSHA to meet AHERA and ASHARA accreditation requirements for asbestos work in K-12 schools, as well as in public and commercial buildings.

This Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner Initial training course certifies individuals to survey, identify and assess the condition of asbestos and asbestos containing material to record and report the results for an asbestos project. With taking this combination course, individuals will also be able to develop the written program for managing asbestos containing materials identified during the asbestos building inspection. Changes to regulations, interpretations and a review of state-of-the-art work practices are covered.

The Asbestos Inspector determines the location and presence of asbestos-containing materials and also assesses the condition of the material. Only an AHERA accredited inspector can sample and inspect material for asbestos. In California, when a person is hired to inspect and sample materials for asbestos, they must be a Certified Asbestos Consultant (CAC) or Certified Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) working under a CAC. This course meets AHERA training requirements as well as Cal/OSHA training requirements for Building Inspectors. This course provides an overview of asbestos containing materials in buildings and the methods to find, categorize, and assess their condition and potential for disturbance.


The Following Topics Will Be Covered (Asbestos Inspector):

  • 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


*The last day of the Asbestos Inspector course includes hands-on training using established inspection methodologies. Organization of findings is conducted so the student is exposed to the real world asbestos building inspection protocol*

The second session continues the natural sequence of events in the Management Planner course. This two-day follow-up is required for all persons who write management plans for schools and for individuals seeking certification as Cal/OSHA Certified Asbestos Consultants (CAC). The student becomes familiar with Management Plans and Operations & Maintenance Programs. Regulations are covered in detail, as well as EPA hazard assessment protocols, appropriate selection of response actions including removal, encapsulation, repair and enclosure, and development/implementation of an Operations and Maintenance Program. Students will use this knowledge to develop and use a management plan and O & M program in the class.


The Following Topics Will Be Covered (Asbestos Management Planner):

  • Role of The Management Planner
  • Evaluation and Interpretation of Survey Results
  • Hazard Assessments
  • Federal and State Regulatory Overview
  • Selection of Response Actions
  • Other Planning Considerations
  • Multi-Disciplinary Team Approach
  • Operations & Maintenance Programs
  • Development of Operations & Maintenance Plan
  • O & M Case Study
  • Applicable EPA Guidance Documents
  • Recordkeeping Procedures
  • Assembling and Submitting a Management Plan
  • Cost Estimation for Asbestos Abatement Projects


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.

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This course is conducted as a live instructor-led webinar. Further details will be provided to you prior to the course.

MO May 10, FR May 14 from 8:00am to 4:30pm US/Pacific
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CAL INC is a General Contractor licensed by the State of California (Lic#657754), providing general construction, abatement and remediation services, environmental services and training. Our staff consists of top notch construction managers, civil, electrical and mechanical engineers, registered asbestos and lead consultants, and registered geologists. Our track record as a safe, quality-conscious and efficient contractor has been the critical element in establishing CAL INC as a "leader" in the construction industry.

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