The Asbestos Worker-Refresher training course recertifies individuals to remove, encapsulate, enclose, repair or disturb friable or non-friable asbestos, and to handle asbestos material in any manner which may result in the release of asbestos fiber on an asbestos abatement project. (Asbestos Workers must be supervised by a certified Asbestos Supervisor.) This workshop prepares you to apply your knowledge to the field, with extensive hands-on training and real-world examples from experienced instructors. Upon completion of the training program, a closed-book examination will be administered. Demonstration testing will also be permitted as part of the examination. Each examination shall cover the topics included in the training program and persons who pass the examination and fulfill the training program requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion
About the Asbestos Worker-Refresher Course
This Asbestos Worker-Refresher 8 Hour course meets OSHA requirements for Class I & II work. The course covers many topics including safety, laws and regulations, and state-of-the-art work procedures. The participant will be instructed in the following activities such as donning personal protective equipment, building a decontamination unit, glove-bagging, and proper use of common asbestos abatement equipment and tools.
Topic covered in the Asbestos Worker-Refresher Course include:
- Physical characteristics of asbestos.
- Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure.
- Employee personal protective equipment.
- State-of-the-art work practices.
- Personal hygiene.
- Additional safety hazards.
- Medical monitoring.
- Air monitoring.
- Relevant federal, state and local regulatory requirements, procedures and standards.
- Establishment of respiratory protection programs.