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Asbestos Worker, Initial (102)

Description
This course provides initial training for workers involved with the abatement of asbestos, for asbestos project monitors and for consultants. This course agenda includes basic level instruction including hands-on-training to cover the following topics. A history of asbestos, application and use of asbestos, effects of asbestos on health, requirements of medical surveillance, up to date state and federal regulations, air monitoring and sampling, bulk sampling and analysis, worker protection equipment, negative air pressure systems, glove bag removal and proper building and maintaining of containment work areas including proper abatement practices and procedures.

This course is 32 hours and is approved by the state of Colorado and meets all the requirements of the EPA and AHERA (Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act).

This course requires an annual 8 hour refresher course to maintain accreditation.
 
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Instructor Bio
Jorge Robles is a full time instructor at ATSC inc.  Mr Robles has been in the asbestos abatement industry for over 9 years.  He worked in the field as an abatement worker for 2 years when he was asked to take a supervisor position.  As a supervisor Mr. Robles managed jobs ranging from restoration and remodeling to large demolition jobs.   His experience in the field provides him with the knowledge to teach others about federal and local regulations in the abatement industry.  Mr. Robles is fluent in english and spanish.  This enables him to teach 80% of the abatement workers in the industry in spanish so they can completely understand in their native tongue.  In addition to his experience in the asbestos abatement field, Mr. Robles has 8 years of teaching experience in a classrrom enviroment.  Mr. Robles' experience, training and understanding of the regulations will make for an intensive and informative classroom experience at ATSC.
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