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As an alternative to attending the full class in-person, this class can be taken as a blended learning course where you can attend the first 3 days virtually and the last 2 days on-site at the Fullerton, CA training location. If you are interested in this blended option, please indicate this in your order notes at checkout.
Or this course can be conducted fully online if the following are met:
1. Access to a Phase Contrast Microscope with the proper setup for asbestos fiber analysis as specified in the Method NIOSH 7400 or similar, and
2. Someone that is fully trained and a qualified person must be onsite with you. They will be reuqired to follow up with additional oversight after the slides are analyzed by the student and monitored online by Ecologics personnel.
Why Should You Take This NIOSH 582 - Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers course?
Federal and state regulations require specific training for personnel involved in asbestos management. This NIOSH 582 Equivalent course covers the OSHA and AHERA training and licensing requirements for Asbestos Air Monitors. Students will learn NIOSH-approved methods of collecting and evaluating airborne asbestos samples in occupational settings.
Please Note: This course includes statistics and sampling-related mathematics, calibration of air sampling equipment, and set-up and use of the phase contrast microscope. It is helpful if students have a good background in basic algebra and the ability to use a calculator with square and square-root functions. Hands-on exercises complement the practical instruction on asbestos air sample analysis. Upon successful completion of the course, participants receive a certificate that may be used for licensing purposes.
Who Should Attend This Course?
Microscopists, air sampling technicians, and industrial hygienists whose jobs include sampling and analyzing for asbestos fibers, fiberglass and man-made mineral fibers will benefit most from this course. This course is OSHA approved for asbestos abatement training. This course requires notification to state regulatory authorities and may be used for licensing as an asbestos abatement professional.
Topics To Be Covered Include:
Please Note: Students learn methods for the collection and quantitation of ambient air samples and personnel exposure. Students must pass the written final exam; complete in-class practical projects and quizzes; evaluate the required number of samples; and demonstrate proficiency in microscope alignment, calibration, and use.
|Certificates||Same day as course completion|
|Parking||Free parking available onsite|
|Food||No food or beverages provided|
2487 E. Orangethorpe Ave., Fullerton, CA 92831
MO Nov 22, TU Nov 23, WE Nov 24, TH Nov 25, FR Nov 26 from 8:30am to 4:30pm
Ecologics Labs and Institute is an accredited EPA training provider that has been offering classes in Asbestos, Hazardous Waste Operations, and Lead since 1980. In order to satisfy the needs of our customers in the Southern California region, we happily offer our classes in both English and Spanish. With more than 30 years of experience providing our customers with quality training, we are confident that our classes will give you the skills and expertise necessary to perform work involving hazardous materials and waste.