NYS/USEPA Asbestos Course Descriptions

Asbestos Abatement Air Sampling Technician

16 Hours — For those who perform asbestos abatement air sampling activities. Includes both personal exposure assessment sampling and project area sampling.

Asbestos Abatement Project Designer

24 Hours — For any person who plans the scope, timing, phasing and/or remediation methods used on any asbestos abatement project.

Asbestos Abatement Project Monitor

40 Hours — For those who oversee the scope, methodology or quality control on an asbestos abatement project (other than contractor/supervisor). Course includes a project site visit.

Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

40 Hours — For those who manage, supervise and act as OSHA certified competent persons during asbestos abatement activities, providing supervision and direction to workers engaged in asbestos removal, encapsulation, enclosure and repair.

Asbestos Abatement Worker

32 Hours — For any person employed on an asbestos abatement project whose duties involve the removal, encapsulation, application or enclosure of any asbestos containing material (ACM).

Asbestos Inspector

24 Hours — For individuals who investigate or conduct surveys for asbestos containing materials. Includes building renovation, building demolition, property assessment and property appraisal practices.

Asbestos Management Planner

16 Hours — For those responsible for facility asbestos mitigation, including management of data, response action planning, project scheduling and administration, or coordinates any activities of an operations and maintenance program. Asbestos inspector training is a prerequisite.

Asbestos Operations and Maintenance

16 Hours — For facility or building maintenance staff who conduct asbestos activities that will not exceed the disturbance of not more than twenty-five (25) linear or ten (10) square feet of asbestos containing material.

Asbestos Allied Trades

16 Hours — For workers whose duties require them to be on an asbestos abatement sites and enter a regulated work area, but do not require their handling of asbestos materials, including building management/design, maintenance, and utility personnel.

Asbestos Refresher

4-8 Hours — All asbestos certificates must be renewed annually under NYSDOH and USEPA requirements. Attendees must provide proof of eligibility to attend.

Recertificación De Asbesto (Asbestos Worker Refresher in Spanish)

8 Horas — Todas las certificaciones de trabajadores de asbestos  deben renovarse  todos los años en conforme con  los requisitos de la Agencia de Protección Ambiental de los Estados Unidos (USEPA) y el Departamento de Labor del  Estado de  Nueva York (NYSDOL). Los asistentes deben demostrar que han completado una formación inicial o de refresco en la misma disciplina en los últimos veinticuatro meses para ser elegible para la recertificación.