This course provides students with basic information about asbestos and its hazards and to identify typical asbestos containing materials required by OSHA Asbestos Standards and EPA AHERA rules for school employees who perform housekeeping duties. The course addresses topics for an annual refresher for employees who perform Class III Maintenance and Small-Scale, Short-Duration activities (as defined by AHERA) but assumes that those employees have more comprehensive information from the original class.
This training does not certify the students to work with asbestos but teaches the students how to avoid costly mistakes when working around asbestos containing materials.
There is no exam for the course. This course is offered in both English and Spanish.
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Subpart Z, Asbestos – 1910.1001 and 1926.1101 and Class IV Operations Training
- Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) AHERA – 40 CFR 763.92(a)(1)
Introduction of asbestos, asbestos and health, regulations, industry designations, and associated training, air monitoring, asbestos inspections, communication, and work practice principles are covered in this course. Quizzes and video recorded self-reflections are included to test students’ comprehension. There is no exam for the course. This course is offered in both English and Spanish.
This training does not certify the students to work with asbestos. However, students will receive a certificate in a PDF file upon completion as the proof of training.