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||Cornerstone's webinar certificates are issued within 2-3 business days by email. If you are attending a course in-person, class certificates are issued on the day of class.|
|Parking||Parking and entrance in back of building.|
|Food||Coffee and lunch provided|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Building Inspector Initial)**|
|Individual Prerequisites||None. If working in NYC, additional requirements to become Asbestos Investigator: Min 2 years experience in building survey/hazard assessment for asbestos, and 3 years of other building survey experience. Can substitute experience with technical college or professional registration.|
|Accrediting Body||New York Department of Labor|
|Individual App Requirements||$100 annually|
|Individual Exam And Fees||No 3rd-Party Exam|
|Company Application Requirements||Asbestos handling license (firm app) is $500 for initial, $300 to renew.|
|Refresher Training||Certificates (hard cards) are valid for one year. Failure to take refresher training within two years from expiration date = start over! Refresher training 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.|
460 State Street Floor 2, Rochester, NY 14608
MO Jan 24, TU Jan 25, WE Jan 26 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Cornerstone Training Institute is New York State's most qualified environmental safety firm with a proven history of minimizing risk while maximizing worksite efficiencies and cost savings. We have built our company foundation on lasting partnerships and gladly share our network and expertise with all of our clients. Our team represents the most qualified and experienced specialists in the field of asbestos, lead and OSHA training. Our professional hands on approach will equip you with the skills necessary to handle the demands of all potential safety and environmental hazards.