The objective of the four hour AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector Refresher Course is to review the relevant and important information given in the Asbestos Building Inspector Initial training course, to provide any current or up-to-date information regarding any regulatory changes, changes in state-of-the-art work practices, and/or any other changes to the Asbestos Building Inspector discipline.
The objective of the four-hour AHERA Asbestos Building Inspector Refresher course is to review the relevant and important information given in the Asbestos Building Inspector Initial training course, to provide any current or up-to-date information regarding any regulatory changes, changes in state-of-the-art work practices, and/or any other changes to the Asbestos Building Inspector discipline.
The material will be presented through various media types including: lectures, slide presentations, videos, and printed material.
Background Information Regarding the use of Asbestos
Locating Asbestos in Various Building Components
The Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure
Legal Liabilities of Asbestos Building Inspectors
Insurance and Bonding Requirements for Asbestos Building Inspectors
Understanding Building Systems
Functions, Qualifications, and the Role of Building Inspectors
Public, Employee, and Building Occupant Relations
Pre-Inspection Planning and Review of Prior Inspection Records
Inspecting for Friable Asbestos Containing Building Material
Assessing the Condition of Friable Asbestos Containing Building Material
Bulk Sampling of Suspect Materials
Respiratory Protection and Personal Protective Equipment
Recordkeeping and Writing the Inspection Report
Regulatory Review of local regulations, OSHA, and EPA Standards.
AHERA – Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (Toxic Substances Control 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
OSHA – Asbestos Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926.58, Asbestos General Standard 29 CFR 1910.1001, Respirator Requirements 29 CFR 1910.134, OSHA Class III Operations Training
NESHAP – National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M
CDPHE – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Regulation No. 8