(971) 645-4292

OSHA Asbestos Awareness For Contractors

Instructor: Gilberto Martinez

9:00am to 2:00pm

Classroom Location: 11000 SW Barbur Blvd, Ste #100
Portland, OR 97219 (Snacks & Beverages Provided)

Why Should You Take This Asbestos Awareness Class?

This Asbestos Awareness class is a Spanish live class designed especially for building maintenance, and trades persons who will conduct operations which may contact or disturb asbestos in buildings. It is intended to review the source and history of asbestos, and the health effects associated with asbestos exposure. We will discuss the regulations, both Federal and State, which limit the activities you may perform relating to asbestos. Finally, we will discuss recognizing damaged and deteriorating asbestos-containing materials.

The occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires this training class for employees who fall under Class IV Asbestos Work. Class IV Asbestos Work entails activities performed by maintenance and custodial employees which contact but do not disturb asbestos containing material (ACM) or presumed asbestos containing material (PACM). Asbestos containing materials (ACM) is any material that contains more than one percent (>1%) asbestos. Presumed asbestos containing materials (PACM) includes thermal system insulation (TSI) or surfacing material found in buildings constructed prior to 1981.

Intended Audience

Construction and building maintenance personnel who work in Residential, Commercial Buildings & Schools and who may come into contact with asbestos containing material.

Topics to be Covered Include:

  • Background Information on Asbestos
  • Health Effects Associated with Asbestos
  • Recognizing Damage, Deterioration, & De-Lamination of Asbestos-Containing Building Material (ACBM)
  • Regulatory Guidelines at the State and Federal Level