This 2-day OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Initial Training Course (OSHA Class III) is designed for custodial and maintenance individuals who perform duties where asbestos-containing material (ACM) is likely to be disturbed. This course includes hands-on activities and provides an in depth understanding of asbestos, health effects, personal protective equipment, work practices and regulatory requirements. This asbestos operations and maintenance initial course fulfills training requirements for OSHA Class III work, for OSHA Competent Person for Classes III and IV, and AHERA O&M requirements.
Who Should Attend OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Initial Training
This OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance initial training certifies custodial, maintenance, plumbers, electricians, remodeling contractors, and other building trades and construction personnel to perform activities which may disturb minor quantities of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) or Presumed Asbestos Containing Materials (PACM). OSHA Asbestos Operation and Maintenance Initial Training Certification allows personnel to perform OSHA Class III & IV asbestos work activity.
- Custodial staff
- Maintenance personnel
- Remodeling contractors
- Building trades
- Construction personnel
- Anyone whose work may require them to disturb minor quantities of asbestos containing materials (ACM)
What is OSHA Class III Asbestos Work?
Class III Asbestos Work – Repair and maintenance operations, where ACM, including TSI and surfacing ACM and PACM is likely to be disturbed.
What is OSHA Class IV Asbestos Work?
Class IV Asbestos Work – Maintenance and custodial activities during which employee contact, but do not disturb, ACM or PACM , and activities to clean up dust, waste and debris resulting
from Class I, II, and III Activities.
Course Topics / Agenda
- History, Types and Use of Asbestos Containing Materials
- Health Hazards of Asbestos Exposure
- OSHA, EPA and State Regulatory Requirements
- Other Safety and Health Hazards
- Medical Surveillance Program
- Respiratory Protection / Fit Testing
- Respirator Care, Use and Maintenance
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Glove Bag and Mini-Enclosure Removal Demonstration
- Class III Control Measures and Work Practices
- State-of-the-art equipment and practices
- Containment Clean up and decontamination
- Personal Hygiene
- HEPA Vacuum use, care and maintenance
- Course Review
Our expert instructors will provide the best possible learning experience using a combination of lecture, discussions, exercises and hands-on activity to simulate real world activity. You can be confident that this OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Initial Training Program will prepare you to apply knowledge and skill gained from the course to your real work situations.
Does OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Initial Training Expire?
Yes. OSHA Asbestos Operations and maintenance Initial Training expires 12 months from course date. If an individual continues OSHA Class III or Class IV Asbestos Work Activity, the individual will need to recertify by taking an OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Refresher Training Course.
Course Fee: $330.00
Course Length: 16 hours
Course Pre-requisite: None
Asbestos 4-Hour Operations and Maintenance Refresher (Class III OSHA)
Annual refresher training for OSHA asbestos operations and maintenance worker activity includes a review of topics originally presented in the initial course. This course features new industry developments, regulatory updates and state-of-the-art work practices.
Course Fee: $150.00
Course Length: 4 hours
Course Pre-requisite: Asbestos 16-Hour Operations and Maintenance Initial (Class III OSHA)
Does OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Refresher Training Expire?
Yes. OSHA Asbestos Operations and maintenance Refresher Training expires 12 months from course date. If an individual continues OSHA Class III or Class IV Asbestos Work Activity, the individual will need to recertify by taking an OSHA Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Refresher Training Course.
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