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AHERA Online Asbestos Worker Refresher (8 Hour)

The purpose and objectives of this course are to fulfill the AHERA annual refresher requirements for asbestos abatement workers and to conduct training as specified by OSHA and AHERA’s regulations.

Regulations Fulfilled:

  • AHERA – Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (TSCA Title II)
  • ASHARA – Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act of 1990
  • EPA – Model Accreditation Plan (MAP), Worker Protection Rule 40 CFR Part 763, Subpart G, Asbestos-containing Materials in School Rule 40 CFR Part 763, Subpart E
  • NESHAP – National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M
  • OSHA – Asbestos Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926.58, Asbestos General Standard 29CFR 1910.1001, Respirator Requirements 29 CFR 1910.134


The modules in this course satisfy the 8-hour requirement for asbestos workers. The 13 modules cover training areas including: (1) Physical Characteristics of Asbestos, (2) Health & Asbestos Exposure, (3) Employee PPE, Respiratory Protection and Medical Program, (4) Glovebag Demonstration, (5) Surfactant Demonstration, (6) Mini Enclosure Demonstration, (7) State of the Art Work Practices, (8) Personal Hygiene, (9) Federal, State, and Local Government Regulations, (10) Additional Safety Hazards, (11) Air Monitoring, and (12) Final Exam.

Course Information

Course Instructor

Connie Hu Connie Hu Author

Director of Online Training

AHERA Online Asbestos Worker Refresher (8 Hour)


Information and User Verification

The Characteristics of Asbestos

Health and Asbestos Exposure

Personal Hygiene

Employee PPE, Respiratory Protection Program, and Medical Monitoring

Air Monitoring

Federal, State, and Local Government Regulations

State of the Art Work Practices

Additional Safety Hazards

Glovebag Hands-on Demonstration

Mini Enclosure Hands-on Demonstration

Surfactant Demonstration

Worker Refresher Exam

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