Every employee working with or even near Asbestos containing materials must have training. The level of training depends on the potential to disturb asbestos during work activities.
2 Hour Awareness Class
This class is for workers who must work in the vicinity of Asbestos materials but will not disturb the materials (Class IV) (see 29CFR 1926(k)(9)).
(Please call to arrange for a 2 hour Asbestos awareness class for your employees)
8 Hour Advanced Awareness
For employees performing Asbestos Class II involving roofing materials, flooring materials, siding materials, or transite panels. Must have a 12 hour trained competent person on site.
(Please call to arrange for an 8 or 12 hour Advanced Awareness class your employees)
16 Hour Operations and Maintenance
For employees performing Asbestos Class III maintenance (29CFR1926(k)(9)). 8 hour annual refreshers are required.
(Please call to arrange for a 16 hour Asbestos Operations & Maintenance class for your employees)
32 Hour Asbestos Worker
The Initial Class is a 32 hour class meeting all EPA and Michigan requirements for employees performing Class I and Class II Asbestos work under the direction of a Competent Person. This class is prerequisite to obtaining a Michigan Asbestos Worker License. Maintenance of the license requires completion of an 8 hour refresher class once a year.
Objectives of the 32 hour class
The 32 hour worker classes are scheduled monthly at our Kalamazoo training facility.
The Asbestos Worker Initial Class is $500.00, and the annual refresher is $125.00. If you are interested in attending this class, please sign up using the Courses tab at the top of the page.