Why Should You Take This LEA (Local Education Agency) Designated Person Course?
Local education agencies (LEAs) must safeguard children from airborne asbestos fibers in schools. This LEA (Local Education Agency) Designated Person course provides the required training under AHERA for Local Education Agencies (LEA's) to comply with the Asbestos Containing Materials in schools rule. This training provides information on an LEA's responsibilites for asbestos inspections, reinspections, abatement projects, non-friable floor tile removal, management plans and record-keeping in schools.
Responsibilities of the LEA:
The Illinois Asbestos Abatement Act and Code requires a designated person in each LEA to oversee all asbestos management plan activities. This person must receive adequate training, as required by the federal Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA), about asbestos and its various uses and forms and about the health effects associated with asbestos exposure. The designated person must also know the locations of asbestos-containing building material (ACBM) identified in school buildings and recognize deterioration and delamination of ACBM. The person whould also be aware of the availability and location of the school's management plan and have knowledge of upcoming renovation projects to determine if they will impact asbestos-containing materials (ACM).
Education or Experience Requirments: There are no prerequisites for this course.
Intended Audience: School peronnel, maintenance personnel, the principal will desginate this janitorial person to oversee the asbestos removal activities. All he does is make sure the electrical contractor, building contractor knowing where the asbestos is so they do not disturb.
Each LEA shall ensure the following:
Topics To Be Covered Include:
Governing Body and Compliance Code: Illinois Department of Public Health, part of the AHERA program. Illinois Asbestos Abatement Code: 105 ILCS 105 855.300
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7233 S Adams Street, Willowbrook, IL 60527
Wednesday, March 25, 2020 from 8:00am to 4:00pm
Occupational Training and Supply (OTS) is the Midwest leader for environmental, health and safety training and a Certified WBE (Woman Business Enterprise) through the State of Illinois, State of Wisconsin and City of Chicago. We provide quality training by using knowledgeable instructors, a fully equipped facility with real-life demonstrations, state of-the-art equipment, and hands-on training. Our areas of training include Asbestos Abatement, Lead Paint Abatement, EPA Lead Safety Certification, Mold Remediation, HAZWOPER/HAZMAT, OSHA Compliance, and more!