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Since 1989, NOW Environmental Services has been offering training programs for the environmental services trade. Everything from Asbestos Worker Courses, AHERA, Mold, Lead and HAZMAT to custom designed courses designed specifically for the needs of our client, including:
- AHERA Building Inspector 24hr
- AHERA Building Inspector Refresher 4hr
- Asbestos Worker 32hr
- Asbestos Worker Refresher 8hr
- Asbestos Supervisor 40hr
- First Aid/AED/CPR training
- Asbestos Awareness Training
Asbestos Worker Class 32hr
Individuals must be certified as an asbestos abatement worker to perform activities where asbestos containing materials is to be removed in a school, public or commercial buildings. All persons seeking certification as an asbestos abatement worker are required to complete the 32-hour training course which includes information concerning health effects, work practices, personal hygiene practices, respiratory protection, medical monitoring and surveillance, air monitoring, review of regulations, insurance and liability and hands-on training. This course meets the requirements of EPA TSCA Title II, 29 CFR 1926.1101 and WAC 296-65 for asbestos abatement workers. Cost: $500
Asbestos Worker Refresher 8hr
Don’t let your Asbestos Worker certification expire! This one-day refresher course provides information regarding changes in state and federal regulations and reviews key aspects of original training such as: work practices, potential health effects of asbestos exposure, personal protective equipment and safety hazards. This course meets the requirements of EPA TSCA Title II, 29 CFR 1926.1101 and WAC 296-65 for asbestos abatement workers. Cost: $200
AHERA Building Inspector 24hr
The AHERA Building Inspector course is for anyone who inspects for asbestos in any school, public or commercial building. This course covers topics such as: health effect and medical surveillance requirements, technical information necessary to indemnifying ACBM, how to effectively write an inspection report and instruction in sampling systems. This course meets the requirements in EPA 40 CFR 763 AHERA regulation. Cost $500
AHERA Building Inspector Refresher 4hr
This course is an annual AHERA refresher for those who have taken the AHERA Building Inspector course. It helps individuals to expand their knowledge and meet the annual refresher training requirements. New information on federal and state regulations will be covered. This course meets the requirements in EPA 40 CFR 763 AHERA regulation. Cost $160
Asbestos Supervisor Class 40hr
This training course is designed for those who will supervise asbestos abatement projects, including work associated with asbestos work class I and II. Certification is mandatory for anyone supervising asbestos removal work and is to be identified as the competent person. The course offers practical instruction through lectures, demonstrations and hands-on training. Activities focus on protective clothing, respirator inspection, containment practices, construction of decontamination facilities, and glovebag procedures. This course meets the requirements of EPA 40 CFR 763, OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1101 and WAC 296-65. Cost $690
Asbestos Supervisor Refresher 8hr
This course is an annual AHERA refresher for those who have taken the AHERA Building Inspector course. It helps individuals to expand their knowledge and meet the annual refresher training requirements. New information on federal and state regulations will be covered. This course meets the requirements in EPA 40 CFR 763 AHERA regulation. Cost $250
Asbestos Awareness Training 2hr
Have a group or team that needs the basic Asbestos Awareness? We’ll even come to your site! This Asbestos awareness course satisfies the education requirements for Asbestos Awareness Training under WAC-296-62-07722
Class II, III, & IV Asbestos Workers Training Our site or Your Site.
All Class II, III, & IV courses can be taught at our site or yours!
All buildings built before 1981 are presumed to contain asbestos. Asbestos containing material (ACM) or potential asbestos containing material (PACM) used in the construction of buildings.
- Roofing material and patching compound
- Wallboard and joint compound
- Floor tiles, sheet flooring, and floor tile mastic
- Glues and adhesives
- Acoustic ceiling and wall tiles
- Fire doors
- Transite pipe and board
- Wall and ceiling insulation
- Machine and piping gaskets, vibration cloth, and cooling tower baffles
- Thermal system insulation (TSI) such as cement elbows and pipe wrap
Asbestos Class II Training
*Ideal for Roofing & Flooring Companies wishing to remove a single ACM material.
OSHA Class II training covers the removal of ACM in non-thermal system insulation, including wallboards, tile and roof shingles. Training covers several concepts, including asbestos recognition, health effects and protective controls. Students learn the content and requirements of the asbestos standard, medical surveillance program requirements, how to read legends on signs and labels, how to post signs and labels. Training requirements include a minimum of eight hours of instruction and hands-on activities. There is no official requirement for the duration of refresher courses.
Asbestos Class III Training
Class III awareness training teaches repair and maintenance procedures for areas where ACM or PACM is likely to be found and disturbed. Class III training covers all of the concepts covered in Class II training, including: general asbestos information, health effects of asbestos exposure, location of types of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials, respiratory protection methods and damage recognition. The course duration is 16 hours. The training consists of hands-on and classroom instruction. Certificate holders are required to take annual refresher courses.
Asbestos Class IV Training
Class IV of OSHA asbestos training is based on cleanup activities. Workers remove dust and waste related to the Class I, II and III activities but do not actually remove asbestos. Class IV training focuses on the recognition of asbestos damage and ways to avoid exposure. The course duration is two hours. Annual refresher courses are required.