07-22-2024 - Asbestos Building Inspector Initial - Tinton Falls, NJ

Training Provider: LEW Environmental / NAETI Services

Dates: MO Jul 22, TU Jul 23, WE Jul 24 from 8:30am to 4:30pm

Location: Tinton Falls, NJ

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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.

CertificatesFor all RRP and DST courses (both initial & refresher classes), students will receive a paper certificate the same day as course completion. Walk out with your EPA Lead Certification the day of your course, no more waiting! A laminated certificate ID card is available for an additional $25.00 to be paid when at class.
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STATE REQUIREMENTS (Asbestos Building Inspector Initial)**
Individual PrerequisitesParticipants must be at least 18 years old
Accrediting BodyNJ does not have additional requirements for Asbestos Inspectors - if an individual has acquired AHERA/EPA accredited certification they are qualified to do this type of work in New Jersey. Proof of these certifications must be made available upon request.
Individual App RequirementsN/A
Individual Exam And FeesN/A
Company Application RequirementsNone. Please Note: Any educational facility or public building that undergoes an asbestos abatement must be monitored and inspected by an authorized Asbestos Safety Control Monitoring (ASCM) firm, performed by NJ Asbestos Safety Technicians (ASTs). These certifications and scope of work are separate from the Asbestos Inspector role in NJ.
** 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 userJesse C.
4 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 26, 2023
Was very informative and helpful. I hope I get the same instructor (Mr. Channer) next year for the online refresher course. Was very informative and helpful. I hope I get the same instructor (Mr. Channer) next year for the online refresher course.
Asbestos Building Inspector Initial
review userAnthony B.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on December 2, 2021
Excellent instructor, will definitely use services again. Excellent instructor, will definitely use services again.

106 Apple Street Suite 112B, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724

MO Jul 22, TU Jul 23, WE Jul 24 from 8:30am to 4:30pm

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NATIONAL ASBESTOS & ENVIRONMENTAL TRAINING INSTITUTE (NAETI), founded in 1985, was originally dedicated to an asbestos curriculum. NAETI’s course offerings have evolved to address other safety, environmental and green areas of study.

In 2018, NAETI Services merged with LEW Environmental, joining two of the most experienced environmental consulting, remediation, and training companies in the country. LEW Environmental and NAETI utilize state-of-the-art equipment, practices, and procedures, and our team members are fully trained and licensed in their disciplines while complying with federal, state, and local laws.

NAETI is an approved NJ and NYS-approved training provider that offers more than 60 initial and refresher courses covering topics related to asbestos, lead, indoor environmental quality, health and safety, construction, personal protection, hazardous material handling, and clean-up, confined space/lock-out tag-out, right to know, and customized training.

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