Asbestos Course Manuals
Environmental Education Associates Training Course Manuals
Environmental Education Associates is a proud leader in environmental health and safety training in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Here at EEA we offer accredited courses and training which fullfills federal, state and local requirements with the U.S. EPA, HUD, NYSDOL, OSHA, and NYC. In some cases, EEA has reciprocity agreements where accredited NYS training courses can be recognized in other states. We also provide the necessary refresher courses required to maintain your certification over time. Below are some of our course manuals in the fields of lead, asbestos, mold, and hazardous materials. When you register for and attend one of our courses, specific course manuals will become available to you in print form. The course manual is your guidebook and is rich with the history, facts and technical information needed to safely and responsibly work with these dangerous materials and substances. Feel free to view our manuals on our website. If you have taken a course with us before and would like to print any of the documents below, call 888-436-8338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org today.
US EPA/NYSDOH Accredited Asbestos Training Course Manuals
Our courses in asbestos certify you for positions such as: asbestos worker, handler, supervisor, inspector, air sampling technician, management planner, project monitorer, and project designer. We also offer courses in spanish.
New York State Industrial Code Rule (12NYCRR56) and federal US EPA and US OSHA regulations stipulate that any person employed on an asbestos project whose duties involve the removal, encapsulation, application or enclosure of significant amounts of asbestos containing material hold an Asbestos Handler Certificate. This course includes eighteen (18) hours of practical exercises, and concludes with a fifty (50) question exam. This thirty-two hour certification is designed for those who engage in large scale removal of asbestos as an occupation or as an integral function of their job.
The Restricted Handler II certificate applies for those individuals who perform related air sampling activities. The air sampling technician course includes information on methodology for representative quality assurance for both personal and area sampling for phase contrast microscopy (PCM) and transmission electron microscopy analysis (TEM). The course includes practical exercises utilizing the various air sampling equipment and concludes with a fifty (50) question exam. This sixteen hour course is designed for those who will collect air samples before, during and after asbestos abatement projects.
This course is designed for workers whose duties require them to be on an asbestos abatement site and enter a regulated work area, but do not require their handling of asbestos materials, inlcuding building management/design, maintenance, and utility personnel The course emphasizes health effects of asbestos, personal protective clothing, respiratory protection and proper decontamination activities. Speciallty, utility and emergency services personnel should attend the training if they have the need to enter asbestos containments during abatement activities. This sixteen hour course satisfies NYS DOL requirements
State law specifies that an individual holding an asbestos contractor/supervisor certificate be on-site at all times during asbestos activities and that such representation is required to obtain an asbestos contractors handling license. A contractor may designate a supervisor to serve as his agent for purposes of site supervision. Supervisors include those who provide supervision and direction to workers engaged in asbestos removal, encapsulation, enclosure and repair. This course includes twenty (20) hours of practical exercises and concludes with a one hundred (100) question exam. This five day course is approved for those who supervise asbestos abatement projects and abatement personnel under NYS Code Rule 56. Certified supervisors are qualified to conduct abatement themselves.
This certificate is appropriate for those who shall conduct asbestos activities that will not exceed the disturbance of not more than twenty-five (25) linear or ten (10) square feet of asbestos material. The certification is designed for personnel who must conduct maintenance or rehabilitation that will disturb asbestos containing materials but whose main function is not asbestos removal. Attendees include facility personnel and craftsmen, including electricians, plumbers and telecommunications specialists.The course includes extensive practical exercises and concludes with a twenty-five (25) question exam. A two day State certification course for staff who perform operations, maintenance,rehabilitation and/or repair activities of small scale or short duration which may disturb asbestos.
Any person who plans the scope, timing, phasing and/or remediation methods to be utilized on any asbestos project must maintain the designer certification. NYS Education Department requires deisgner certification for those who submit plans to SED. This course incorporates extensive practical exercises, a project site visit and concludes with a one hundred (100) question exam. This twenty-four hour course is designed for those who design, prepare specifications, project variances and/or scope of work for asbestos abatement.
Any person, other than the asbestos contractor/supervisor, who oversees the scope, methodology or quality control on an abatement project must maintain the project monitor certification. This includes those who shall act in a third party and/or owners representative capacity. Completion of this course allows an individual to also obtain an air sampling technician certification. This course incorporates extensive practical exercises, a project site visit and concludes with a one hundred (100) question exam. This forty hour certification is designed for those who act in an on-site owners' representative or project management capacity.
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The AMP certificate is for those responsible for facility mitigation activities, including management of data associated with asbestos activities, response action planning, scheduling and administration. The management planner also coordinates any activities of an asbestos operations and maintenance program. Management Planners must complete the asbestos inspector training as a prerequisite to enrollment. The course includes practical exercises and concludes with a fifty (50) question exam. This sixteen hour course is designed for personnel who are designated to make decisions regarding asbestos containing materials in facilities.
The "Restricted Handler III" certificate is required for individuals who investigate for asbestos containing materials, including those who collect bulk samples, survey, record or express written information on the presence or absence of asbestos in building material. Regulated activities include renovation, demolition, assessment and appraisal practices including those designated as regulatory compliance and property valuation. The course includes eight (8) hours of practical exercises and concludes with a fifty (50) question exam. This three day course is a NYSDOL/EPA requirement for thos ewho conduct asbestos surveys and inspections.