Courses

ASBESTOS HANDLER INITIAL

This course has been designed for anyone who, within a work area, removes, encapsulates or disturbs friable asbestos, or who handles asbestos material in any manner which may result in the release of asbestos fiber. A Handler must have a valid Asbestos Handler certificate and must have their certificate or a copy of their certificate with them at all times while working on the project. This 4-day course (8 hours per day) is designed to provide each student with hands-on opportunities to perform all aspects of asbestos work properly by using engineering controls, decontamination procedures and work practices. Course includes the following topics:
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Personal hygiene
  • Work area preparation
  • Engineering controls
  • Decontamination system
  • Work practices
  • Safety hazards