This Asbestos Inspector-Initial training course accredits individuals to assess the condition of asbestos material and report the results. Any person who performs the tasks involved in the asbestos survey, identification and assessment of the condition of asbestos and asbestos material, or who is involved in the collection of bulk samples of asbestos material for laboratory analysis, needs this training. This Instructor-led course prepares you to immediately apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors.
About the Asbestos Inspector-Initial training course.
EPA regulations require asbestos surveys to be conducted for most building types, prior to renovation or demolition impacts, and to provide notifications. The initial Inspector Course provides a comprehensive overview of suspect asbestos-containing building materials (ACBM) and the EPA-required protocols for conducting asbestos surveys. Only AHERA-accredited inspectors may collect bulk samples for asbestos testing and conduct asbestos inspections in the United States. This course is required for those who collect building material samples or conduct asbestos inspections in most building types throughout the United States.
Topics covered in the Asbestos Inspector-Initial training course include:
- How to recognize suspect asbestos-containing building materials (ACBM)
- The AHERA protocols for ACBM