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NYS/USEPA Asbestos Course Descriptions

EEA’s Asbestos Course Descriptions

Environmental Education Association offers several asbestos courses that will leave you certified in New York State, able to meet and recognize various legal requirements. Learn how to tackle asbestos testing, sampling and abatement projects including designing and monitoring. We also offer several asbestos refresher courses to make sure your certification remains up to date.

Online Asbestos Refreshers 

  • 4-8 Hours — All asbestos certificates must be renewed annually under NYSDOH and USEPA requirements. Attendees must provide proof of eligibility to attend.
  • Online training is done via live webinars. Each user must have their own device, a webcam and speakers in order to participate.

Asbestos Abatement Air Sampling Technician

  • 16 Hours — Designed for those who perform asbestos abatement air sampling activities. This asbestos course includes both personal exposure assessment sampling and project area sampling, providing comprehensive education.

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 — Designed for those who oversee the scope, methodology or quality control on an asbestos abatement project (other than contractor/supervisor). The course includes a project site visit for hands-on experience.

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 — Meant for individuals who investigate or conduct surveys for asbestos-containing materials. Includes building renovation, building demolition, property assessment and property appraisal practices with hands-on practice.

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 (ACM).

Asbestos Allied Trades

  • 16 Hours — 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, 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.

Contact Us Today

Contact EEA with any questions about our asbestos courses. Check out our dedicated FAQ page for any additional questions on our asbestos certification programs. Register today for an online or in–person asbestos training course in New York State.