Now Environmental Services

Welcome to NOW Environmental Services

NOW Environmental has been providing training services in the state of Washington for over 25 years.

Please contact our office for class information or if we can answer any questions (253) 927-5233

Or click this link for our class schedule (Word Version, PDF Version)

NOW – offering Mold Awareness & Lead Awareness!!! – $150 In our classroom – WEBINAR AVAILABLE IF NEEDED ($75/person)

Mold in Construction/Abatement classes also available! – $185.00/person

Classes are on an as needed basis so give us a call to schedule! (253) 927-5233

Beginning in 1989, NOW Environmental Services has been offering training programs for the environmental services trade. Everything from Asbestos Worker Courses, AHERA, HAZMAT to custom designed courses designed specifically for the needs of our client, including:

  • Asbestos Worker Training
  • AHERA Building Inspector
  • Asbestos Supervisor (coming soon!)
  • AHERA Building Inspector Refresher
  • AHERA Project Designer Refresher
  • First Aid/AED/CPR training
  • Asbestos Worker 8 Hour Refresher
  • Asbestos Awareness Training
  • Asbestos Worker Refresher
  • AHERA Project Designer
  • AHERA Management Planner Refresher

Asbestos Worker Training

A Washington State Approved 32-hour Asbestos Worker Training course (4 days)

Training for asbestos abatement professionals is required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), which is the authority under which EPA issued the EPA Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan (MAP) (40 CFR Part 763, Appendix C to Subpart E).

Asbestos Worker Training Refresher Course

A Washington State Approved 8-hour Course

Training for asbestos abatement professionals is required under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986 (AHERA), which is the authority under which EPA issued the EPA Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan (MAP) (40 CFR Part 763, Appendix C to Subpart E).

AHERA Building Inspector

An EPA Certified 24-hour Course

Revisions to EPA and OSHA regulations now require that all asbestos samples collected from publicly-accessed buildings be collected by an Accredited AHERA Building Inspector. This three-day course satisfies the requirements outlined in the April, 1994 EPA Model Accreditation Plan (MAP) and the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA).

It is required for anyone conducting building surveys for the presence of asbestos-containing materials. This includes industrial hygienists, engineers, architects, property managers, regulator personnel, and environmental consultants.

AHERA Building Inspector Refresher

This four-hour course satisfies the annual re-certification requirement for those who have received AHERA Building Inspector Accreditation.

Asbestos Awareness Training

Our site or your site.

This Asbestos awareness course satisfies the education requirements for Asbestos Awareness Training under WAC-296-62-07722

This course is transportable.

Class II, III, & IV Asbestos Workers Training Our site or your site.

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

Class II Training

Class II is 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.

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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.

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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.

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All Class II, III, & IV courses are transportable.

No refunds for cancellations within 72 hours of class. If you are unable to attend your scheduled class you must call the office to cancel before the 72 hour cancellation window in order to use your payment for the next available class-date, up to six months from initial payment. Make up classes will not be honored after six months. No refunds for being absent. Absenteeism will forfeit the entire course fee.

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Why Choose Us?

NOW Environmental has been providing answer to environmental questions that individuals, industry, and government agencies have relied on for over 25 years. NOW Environmental offers fast and price effective service. Free initial phone consultations with a certified professional always welcome. Certified provider of EPA, WISHA, and OSHA training.