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