11-29-2021 - NIOSH 582 - Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers - Duquesne, PA

Training Provider: Professional Training Associates, Inc

Dates: MO Nov 29, TU Nov 30, WE Dec 01, TH Dec 02, FR Dec 03 from 7:00am to 5:00pm

Location: Duquesne, PA

5   reviews average 2 reviews
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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:

  • Federal, State, and Local Regulations Related to Air Monitoring
  • Overview of NIOSH Method #7400 and OSHA Reference Method 
  • Characteristics and Uses of Asbestos Fibers
  • Health Hazards of Asbestos Exposure
  • PCM vs. TEM Comparison
  • PCM Microscope Components and Their Function
  • Fibercounting Techniques
  • Microscope Set-Up and Calibration
  • Airflow Calibration
  • Sample Collection Techniques
  • Filter Mounting
  • Asbestos Counting

 

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.

 


COURSE LOGISTICS
CertificatesSame day as course completion
ParkingFree parking available on site
FoodBreakfast snacks and lunch are provided for in-person classes only.
100% Verified Reviews
Below are the most recent student reviews for previous NIOSH 582 - Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers Courses. All reviews are from people who registered for and attended the course.
Average rating: ( 5 out of 5 stars - 2 2 student reviews)


NIOSH 582 - Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers
review userWei-Chieh T.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 26, 2019
Great class. The instructor made the course easy to understand and was thorough. Good interaction between instructor and... Great class. The instructor made the course easy to understand and was thorough. Good interaction between instructor and the students. Explained places need to pay more attention when conducting a sampling. Also, given enough time to practice counting fibers by phase contrast microscopy.
NIOSH 582 - Sampling and Evaluating Airborne Asbestos Fibers
review userMonica K.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on October 26, 2019
Very informative! Professor instructs at a great pace and helps you have a clear understanding for all the class material. Very informative! Professor instructs at a great pace and helps you have a clear understanding for all the class material.
LOCATION, DATE & TIME

46 S Linden Street, Duquesne, PA 15110

MO Nov 29, TU Nov 30, WE Dec 01, TH Dec 02, FR Dec 03 from 7:00am to 5:00pm

ABOUT THE TRAINING PROVIDER
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Founded in 1998, Professional Training Associates, Inc (PTA) is a leading provider of environmental health and safety training. We focus primarily on the Region 3 area, but we also conduct courses both nationally and internationally. Our principal areas of concentration are OSHA and EPA required courses such as those governing asbestos and lead activities. Our other subjects include HAZWOPER, RCRA, and DOT, among others.


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