Environmental Health and Safety Consultants

639 N. Salina St. Syracuse, NY 13208

   Office (315) 428-1959     Fax (315) 428-0432

           jolene@churchillenvironmental.com


Asbestos Worker Handler - Initial  (32 hours)
The asbestos handlers training program is presented through lectures and a variety of interactive and participatory learning methods. These methods give each student sufficient opportunities for practice exercises to demonstrate thoroughly that the student can properly perform all aspects of asbestos work and prevent unnecessary exposure to others at the worksite (including the general public).
 The student is instructed in, but not limited to, properly constructing and maintaining temporary barriers, proper use of protective equipment, work area cleanup, decontamination and waste disposal techniques.

Handler Refresher (8 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations.
It also includes a review and update of key aspects of functions that the worker-handler performs, developments in state-of-the-art work practices, safety procedures, and case studies to highlight important safety concepts.

Asbestos Contractor Supervisor - Initial and Refresher
Initial (40 hours)

A contractor may designate a supervisor to serve as his agent for the purpose of accreditation. Supervisors include those who provide supervision and direction to workers engaged in asbestos removal, encapsulation, enclosure and repair. Supervisors may include those individuals with the position title of foreman, working foreman, or lead man—pursuant to collective bargaining agreements. The asbestos contractors and supervisors program is presented through lectures and a variety of interactive/participatory learning methods. The training program gives each trainee with sufficient opportunities for practice exercises to demonstrate thoroughly that each trainee has the skills and knowledge to evaluate, select, and implement engineering control options in accordance with Federal and State requirements.

Refresher (8 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations.
The review and update of key aspects and functions performed, includes, but is not limited to, developments in state-of-the-art work practices and safety procedures, work area inspection procedures, record keeping required by state and federal regulations, and case studies to highlight important concepts.

Asbestos Building Inspector - Initial and Refresher
Initial (24 hours)

This program is for workers who collect bulk samples, survey, identify, record, and report on asbestos-containing materials associated with any building or structure in compliance with existing regulations or investigative studies. The inspector program is presented through lectures and a variety of interactive and participatory learning methods. It provides each trainee with sufficient opportunities for practice exercises to demonstrate thoroughly that the trainee can perform the tasks required of an inspector.

Refresher (4 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations. The training course also reviews and updates key aspects of functions performed by an inspector, developments in the state-of-the-art work practices, safety procedures, and case studies to highlight important concepts.

Asbestos Project Monitor - Initial and Refresher
Initial (40 hours)

A project monitor serves as the on-site representative of the building owner to oversee asbestos abatement work to insure that work is performed in accordance with specifications and in compliance with all Federal, state, and local laws. The project monitor may also perform the vital role of air monitoring for purposes of determining final clearance. The project monitor program is presented through lectures and a variety of interactive and participatory learning methods. The program gives each trainee sufficient opportunities for practice exercises to demonstrate thoroughly that the trainee has the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all tasks relevant to a project monitor.


Refresher (8 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations. The course also provides a review and update of key aspects of functions performed by project monitor including, but not limited to, developments in the state-of- the-art work practices, safety procedures, work area inspection, air sampling strategies, recordkeeping, and case studies to highlight important concepts.

Asbestos Operation & Maintenance - Initial and Refresher
Initial (16 hours)

This program is for operations and maintenance (O&M) workers who labor on minor asbestos projects but not on small- or large-scale asbestos projects. It is intended for all operations and maintenance staff of an employer who performs minor asbestos projects on the premises of that employer.

Refresher (4 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations. The program also reviews key aspects of functions performed, developments in the state-of-the-art work practices, safety procedures, review and recognition of damaged asbestos material, and proper handling methods of handling asbestos material.

Asbestos Allied Trades - Initial and Refresher
Initial (16 hours)
This program is designed for trades personnel (plumbers, steamfitters, carpenters, and electricians) who may be entering into and/or working within an asbestos abatement work area. Although such trades are not allowed, and cannot do any type of asbestos removal, the course is intended to allow such trades personnel to conduct repairs on fixtures and other items (within the work area) that do not have asbestos containing material attached.

Refresher (4 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations. It also includes a review and update of key aspects of functions that the trades person can or cannot perform, safety procedures, and case studies to highlight important safety concepts.

Asbestos Project Designer - Initial and Refresher
Initial (24 hours)

This program is for those who, as project designers, are responsible for determining how asbestos abatement project work should be conducted.
This program is presented through lectures, demonstrations, and a field trip.

Refresher (8 hours)
 The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the review and update of state, federal, and local regulations. The course also provides a review and update of key aspects of functions performed by asbestos project designers, developments in the state-of-the-art work practices, safety procedures, and case studies to highlight important concepts.

Asbestos Management Planner - Initial and Refresher
Initial (16 hours)

This program is for those responsible for using data gathered by inspectors to assess the asbestos-containing materials hazard in buildings, determine appropriate response actions, and develop a schedule for implementing response actions. Management planners must first complete a Building Inspector* training program followed by this additional 2-day training program. Possession of a current and valid inspector accreditation is a prerequisite for admission to the management planner program. The management planner training program is presented through lectures and demonstrations.

Refresher (4 hours)
The annual refresher training program for this discipline includes the inspector refresher training program. The refresher course reviews and updates state, federal, and local regulations, reviews and updates key aspects of functions performed by asbestos project management planners, developments in the state-of-the-art work practices, safety procedures, and case studies to highlight important concepts.