This three day course is a required discipline approved by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and it is conducted following requirements under the Module Accreditation Plan (MAP). It is also strictly regulated by the State of Michigan Department of Consumer and Industry Services, Department of Occupational Health/Asbestos Division. Individuals who are required to have this level of training and receive accreditation include:

  1. Persons who are to inspect for asbestos-containing material in schools or public and commercial buildings.

Topics include:

  1. Physical Characteristics of Asbestos
  2. Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure
  3. Personal Protective Equipment
  4. State-of-the-Art Work Practices
  5. Personal Hygiene
  6. Additional Safety Hazards
  7. Medical Monitoring
  8. Air Monitoring
  9. Any Relevant Local, State, and Federal Regulatory Requirements

The course also discusses, with scenarios and work problems, the techniques necessary to accurately inspect buildings and compile enough data to construct management plans and asbestos control documents.


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