This two day course is required for individuals who perform OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1101 CLASS III work or who conduct small-scale, short-duration (SSSD) abatement of asbestos (with the amounts of 3 square feet or 3 liniar feet) for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) purposes only. These activities in school buildings or public and commercial buildings and may include:

  1. A response action other than an O&M activity

  2. A response action for a major fiber release episode

  3. Designated persons for schools or O & M program administrators in Public and Commercial Buildings

Topics include:

  • Physical Characteristics of Asbestos
  • Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • State-of-the-Art Work Practices
  • Personal Hygiene
  • Additional Safety Hazards
  • Medical Monitoring
  • Operations & Maintenance Programs
  • Techniques for Performing the Five Response Actions as Specified by AHERA

This course also includes at least 4 to 8 hours on hands on training in the construction of glove bags and mini-enclosures, as well as, the removal of non-ACM material.


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