08-12-2024 - Asbestos Building Inspector Initial - La Mirada, CA

Training Provider: ENCORP (Environmental Network Corp)

Dates: MO Aug 12, TU Aug 13, WE Aug 14 from 8:30am to 5:00pm

Location: La Mirada, CA

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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:

  • 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.

CertificatesSame day as course completion
ParkingFree parking available on site
STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Building Inspector Initial)**
Individual PrerequisitesNone
Accrediting BodyCalifornia Department of Industrial Relations
Individual App RequirementsIn order to perform Asbestos Inspections for profit in California, you must be licensed as a California Asbestos Consultant (CAC), or as a Site Surveillance Technician (CSST) under the supervision of a CAC. The Asbestos Building Inspector course is one part of the training requirements to become a CAC or CSST. Visit http://greeneducationservices.blogspot.com/2013/08/california-asbestos-consultant-and-site.html for more information.
Individual Exam And FeesA 3rd-Party Exam is required for Asbestos Consultants and Site Surveillance Technicians.
Refresher TrainingAnnual refresher training is required. Refresher course 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.
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Asbestos Building Inspector Initial
review userThomas E J.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on April 12, 2018
Excellent course and Alex did a great job of not only presenting the information in an easy to understand format, but taught... Excellent course and Alex did a great job of not only presenting the information in an easy to understand format, but taught in a manner that kept the class interesting and interactive.
Asbestos Building Inspector Initial
review userYaniv A.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 27, 2016

16700 Valley View Avenue Suite 100, La Mirada, CA 90638

MO Aug 12, TU Aug 13, WE Aug 14 from 8:30am to 5:00pm

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ENCORP, founded in 1991, was named by the Los Angeles Business Journal (June 2000 & 2001) as one of the top 25 environmental firms in Los Angeles County. ENCORP's environmental management experience includes a wide range of projects involving commercial structures, industrial facilities, educational institutions, government agencies, and residential properties. We specialize in a wide range of services including asbestos and lead-based paint concerns, indoor air quality investigations, and environmental health and safety training programs. ENCORP is also an approved EPA/California DOSH Asbestos Trainer and a NVLAP accredited asbestos bulk analysis laboratory. ENCORP has a fully qualified staff of professionals including engineers, Environmental Scientists, Industrial Hygienists, Geologists, Risk Assessors, Project Designers, Construction Managers, and health & safety professionals prepared to assist you with your environmental needs.

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