This 40-hour course is designed for personnel who supervise asbestos abatement projects, to ensure proper asbestos abatement work procedures, asbestos handling and individual safety procedures are adhered to. This course is conducted over a minimum of five (5) days. The total instruction time includes both formal classroom instruction as well as physical hands-on training. Successful completion of this course will enable the individual to apply for NYS certification as a licensed Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor (SUPR) and fulfills EPA accreditation requirements and satisfies OSHA Training requirements for Class I and Class II asbestos abatement supervisors.
Course Topics to include: Core Topics (History, Identification, Current Regulations, Health Effects, Protective Clothing, Abatement Control Options, etc.), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Federal, State & Local Asbestos Regulations, Abatement Work Practices, Medical Surveillance & Monitoring, Personal Hygiene & Decontamination Systems, Work Area Preparation & Installation of Protective Barriers/Containments, Clean-up & Disposal, Safety Hazards, Personal Air Monitoring & Reporting, Legal Liability & Insurances, Supervisory Techniques, Recordkeeping, Contract Specifications & Understanding Inspection Reports, Decon Construction & Establishment of Regulated Abatement Work Area Workshop, Proper Glovebag Procedures Workshop, Final Examination (multiple choice), Etc.
**Any individual looking to obtain this license MUST have a NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles Driver’s License Number or Non-Driver ID Card (DMV-ID) as required by the NYS Dept. of Labor Licensing Unit.
Members attending training must provide their own safety shoes, safety goggles, gloves, ear protection and hard hats. Failure to provide your own safety equipment may result in your being dropped from a particular training session.
Attendance at the first training session is mandatory. 100% attendance is required for all courses that issue Certificates or Qualifications and Apprentice mandatory training. Please be on time! Late arrivals (and early departures) are disruptive to instructors and participants. Poor attendance / disruptive behavior will result in your being dropped from a particular training session.