This Asbestos Building Inspector Initial 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.
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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||Coffee and donuts provided|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Building Inspector Initial)**|
|Individual Prerequisites||-Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, industrial hygiene, physical science or a related field shall have at least 6 months' experience or have completed a minimum of 5 inspections; OR -2-year associate's degree in engineering, architecture, industrial hygiene, physical science or a related field shall have at least 12 months' experience or have completed a minimum of 10 inspections; OR -A high school diploma shall have at least 24 months' experience or have completed a minimum of 15 inspections.|
|Accrediting Body||Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation|
|Individual App Requirements||$25 annually|
|Individual Exam And Fees||No 3rd-Party Exam|
|Company Application Requirements||$40 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 half a 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.|
1000 W. 27th Street, Norfolk, VA
MO Jul 18, TU Jul 19, WE Jul 20 from 7:30am to 4:30pm
Marine Chemist Service is a highly diversified Virginia corporation that has two separate facilities, 11 different products and services, and 46 years of experience. The corporation also has one of the longest, continuously operating asbestos analytical laboratories. Throughout its history, MCS has trained approximately 13,500 student/employees, analyzed over 398,000 samples, and performed countless inspections aboard ship and within the facilities of land-side operations. This remarkable achievement has been made possible through the efforts of 30+ biologists, chemists, geologists, industrial hygienists, inspectors, safety professionals, trainers, and a group of very efficient support personnel.