Asbestos Project Designer Initial 24hrsMonday, September 18 - Wednesday, September 20
Course Length: 24 Hours
The objective of the three-day AHERA Project Designer course is to prepare students for a position as an asbestos abatement project designer.
- Background Information Regarding the Use of Asbestos
- Locating Asbestos In Various Building Components
- Building Survey Protocol and Sample Analysis Background
- The Potential Health Effects Related to Asbestos Exposure
- The Roles of Various Disciplines on an Abatement Project
- Pre-Abatement Activities
- Considerations in Designing Engineering Controls
- Containment Set-up and Sequencing of Abatement Tasks
- Constructing a Decontamination Chamber and Waste Load-Out
- Confining and Minimizing Airborne Asbestos Fibers
- Cleaning Up the Work Area
- Asbestos Waste Disposal Requirements
- Abatement in Occupied Buildings
- Respiratory Protection and Personal Protective Equipment
- Safety and Health Considerations Other Than Asbestos
- Air Sampling/Bulk Sampling and Analytical Methodology
- Post-Removal Lockdown Procedures
- Legal and Insurance Considerations
- Abatement Contract Specifications
- Regulatory Review of OSHA and the EPA
- Regulation #8 Review
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 29CFR 1910.1001, Respirator Requirements 29 CFR 1910.134
NESHAP – National Emission Standard for Hazardous Air Pollutants 40 CFR Part 61, Subpart M
CDPHE – Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment, Regulation No. 8
The material will be presented through various media types including: lectures, slide presentations, videos, and printed material. Demonstrations with an emphasis on abatement set-up will be conducted to provide students with a practical understanding of developing a project design.
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Need more current course material, but Frank was great at pointing out what had changed.