Asbestos Air Monitoring Technician Initial

This course is in accordance with all requirements of 40 CFR 763 under TSCA TITLE II (AHERA), Texas Asbestos Health Protection Rules, and qualifies as a NESHAP trained person

Description

Persons seeking to be licensed as air monitoring technicians must successfully complete a three-day training course. The course includes a written examination consisting of 50 multiple choice questions. Successful completion of the course is demonstrated by achieving a score of at least 70% correct on the examination. The course addresses:

(1) health effects of asbestos;
(2) asbestos regulations (state and federal);
(3) asbestos sampling and evaluation methods;
(4) calculating sampling times;
(5) time weighted average calculation;
(6) calibration of air sample pumps;
(7) sample logs and records;
(8) compliance testing;
(9) clearance testing; and
(10) clearance procedures.

Prerequisites

High School Diploma or GED

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