Indiana Approved Training Courses

Asbestos Contractor Supervisor Initial and Refresher Courses

 The Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Class is a 40 hour class meeting all EPA and Indiana requirements for employees functioning as a Competent Person during Class I, Class II, and Class III asbestos work .  This class is prerequisite to obtaining an Indiana Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor License.  Maintenance of the license requires completion of a one day (8 hour) refresher class once a year.  These  classes are scheduled monthly at our Kalamazoo  training facility. 

 Objectives of the class 

  • The physical characteristics of asbestos and asbestos-containing materials.    
  • Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure    
  • Employee personal protective equipment.    
  • State-of-the-art work practices.    
  • Personal hygiene.    
  • Additional safety hazards.    
  • Medical monitoring.    
  • Air monitoring.    
  • Relevant federal, state, and local regulatory requirements, procedures, and standards, including:  
    • TSCA rules on asbestos (40CFR763) 
    • NESHAPS subparts A and M 
    • OSHA standards (29CFR1926.1101) 
    • OSHA standards for respiratory protection programs and medical monitoring mrograms (29CFR1910.134, 29CFR1910.1020). 
  • Insurance and liability issues.    
  • Recordkeeping for asbestos abatement projects.    
  • Supervisory techniques for asbestos abatement activities.    
  • Contract specifications.    
  • Building owner and contractor responsibilities  
    • Inspection 
    • Notifications to state 
    • Licensure of asbestos workers  

The Asbestos Contractor/Supervisor Initial Class is $575.00, and the annual refresher is $125.00.  If you are interested in attending this class, please call our office at 269-383-6960. or send us an email so we can arrange a convenient date.

Two Important things to be aware of if you are interested in takeing this class!

The state of Indiana requires us to provide them with notification to hold class 30 days prior to the first day of class.  If you need Indiana training for your employees, please contact us as soon as possible so we can have enough time to notify.  

Also, please note that the State of Indiana does have experience requirements before you can be issued a contractor supervisor license.   You must have a minimum of 6 months experience working as a licensed asbestos abatement worker in Indiana or 6 months experience working as a licensed asbestos worker or contractor supervisor in another state to qualify to receive approval to become a licensed contractor supervisor.  If you have questions about your experience levels you can contact our office or contact IDEM directly for clarification.