Asbestos Abatement Worker/Handler Initial Training
$400 per person
There are no prerequisites needed to attend this course. Students must be able to verbally communicate with instructor in primary language of the training.
Training Requirements for Asbestos Abatement Worker/Handler Initial Training
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to institute and ensure participation in a worker training program for employees exposed to fiber levels (either measured or anticipated) at or above the permissible exposure limit (0.1 fibers per cubic centimeter (f/cc) as an 8-hour, time-weighted average (TWA) and/or the excursion limit (1.0 f/cc as a 30-minute TWA).
This course is applicable for an individual who within their work area, remove, encapsulate, handle or disturb friable asbestos, which may result in the release of asbestos fiber.
This training is designed to give each student a thorough understanding of the different removal processes as well as the importance of public protection and potential health effects. This course includes topics such as personal hygiene, work area preparation, engineering control, personal protective equipment, work practices, and safety hazards. Upon completion of the Asbestos Abatement Worker/Handler Initial Training, attendees will receive a course completion certificate from TSCTA.
Methods of Instruction
This course consists of several different components which include power point presentations, lecture, real life case studies, class discussion and hands on demonstration.
Students are required to complete 100% of the course and actively participate in all learning activities including hands on demonstration.
Make-up time is not permitted for this training course. Should students miss any portions of the course, it is the student’s responsibility to contact TSCTA to arrange to attend another scheduled event.