Why develop training materials from scratch when the OSHA Department of Labor's Office of
Training and Education has developed training materials covering provisions of the asbestos standards for general industry (
29 CFR 1910.1001
) and for the construction industry (
29 CFR 1926.1101
The materials for general industry are a
giving, in table form, the significant changes to the standard through June 1995.
The materials for the construction industry include a
describing significant issues addressed by the standard and a set of
detailing provisions of the standard.
A set of these materials has been provided to each of the following offices:
EPA regulations have influenced OSHA asbestos training requirements. For removal of non-intact ("friable") asbestos in buildings, EPA requires "accreditation" training for workers and competent persons ("supervisors"). This training is identical to that required by OSHA for Class I and II work, but it must be obtained from an EPA-approved course provider. Class III and IV training is based on EPA "AHERA" requirements for schools.
Better still.... try this new online two-hour general awareness training program for the maintenance and custodial staffs of the Olathe School District. It's presented in both Spanish AND English, which makes it a valuable resource! it's called
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