One Workshop Ticket |
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.
Topics To Be Covered Include:
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||$6 parking at 1640 West Jackson Blvd. Ample parking at 1528 W Adams during weekdays and by appointment - call 312-491-0081 to be let in the side lot near building. 1st come first serve basis.|
|Food||Coffee and snacks provided not provided|
|STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Building Inspector Initial)**|
|Individual Prerequisites||-Participants must be 18 years old -Minimum of 1,040 hours experience inspecting buildings for ACBM, or a minimum of 3,120 hours of experience in direct planning of construction projects and/or construction project inspections.|
|Accrediting Body||Illinois Department of Public Health|
|Individual App Requirements||$50 annually|
|Individual Exam And Fees||No 3rd-Party Exam|
|Company Application Requirements||$250 for initial review. $500 fee after approval|
|Refresher Training||Renewal fees are the same as the initial fees. A $15 late fee may apply if the applicant does not renew by the required date. A reinstatement fee of either $50, $100, or $150 (depending on the discipline) may be charged in addition to the application fee if the applicants license has been expired for more than one year.|
|** 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.|
1528 West Adams, Chicago, IL 60607
TU Sep 27, WE Sep 28, TH Sep 29 from 6:00am to 2:00pm
Public Health & Safety, Inc (PHSI) is a Chicago-based firm with professional and technical competence in public health, chemistry, toxicology, exposure assessment, occupational hygiene, employee training and awareness, environmental abatement project management, and air sampling. We provide professional support services for employers, manufacturers, chemical industry, school districts, unions, building owners, real estate and insurance agents, architectural, engineering and law firms. We are experienced and qualified in the following areas: Project Management, including field testing of air, water, and solids, along with bulk sampling, hazard assessment, development of management control options, budgets and specifications for indoor and outdoor waste contaminants; Project Design, including budgeting and management of asbestos abatement, mold remediation, and lead-based hazard control projects; Real Estate, particularly environmental and financial risk management support services for federally subsidized property maintenance and re-development operations; and Training and Awareness Programs in the occupational and environmental health and safety field, with our most recent addition being the EPAâ€™s Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Initial and Refresher courses.