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Environmental Safety Courses

Enviromental Training Group’s Environmental Safety courses for Construction are designed to help workers and supervisors understand and implement Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations as well as recognize and control common workplace environmental hazards. Participants will learn key environmental compliance training tactics such as spill prevention and stormwater management and tactics to mitigate the risks of common hazards found on construction sites such as lead, mold, and asbestos. Popular courses include Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasures, Stormwater (SWPPP) Management, and Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction.

Asbestos Awareness for Construction Courses

Asbestos Hazards for Construction

Although banned for new applications since 1989, asbestos was once a common component in many building materials, including insulation, roofing products, paints, and floor and ceiling tiles. Without proper safety measures, workers exposed to asbestos hazards may experience breathing difficulties, inflammatory conditions, mesothelioma and other cancers.

  • Essential facts about asbestos
  • OSHA regulations and classifications
  • The designation and responsibilities of an asbestos Competent Person (CP)
  • Testing and control
  • Appropriate respiratory protection
  • Responsibilities for workplace safety
  • Symptoms of asbestos exposure
  • Medical surveillance and when to seek treatment

Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction

The Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction course is a certificate-level course designed specifically to meet the annual OSHA and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) regulatory requirements in one easy-to-digest course.

  • Introduction and general overview of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Asbestos fibers
  • Asbestos exposure
  • ACM
  • ACM inspection
  • Health effects associated with asbestos
  • Laws and regulations governing asbestos
  • Avoiding exposure

 

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • EPA
  • OSHA
  • OSHA’s Safety and Health Topics – Asbestos

Asbestos Awareness for General Industry

Although banned for new applications since 1989, asbestos was once a common component in many building materials, including insulation, roofing products, paints, and floor and ceiling tiles.

  • Introduction to asbestos
  • Properties and exposure to asbestos
  • Requirements for using asbestos in the workplace
  • Conclusion and summation of asbestos in general industry

 

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • OSHA Asbestos Standard
  • Recordkeeping
  • Asbestos awareness
  • PEL

Advanced Asbestos Awareness for General Industry

The Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction course is a certificate-level course designed specifically to meet the annual OSHA and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) regulatory requirements in one easy-to-digest course.

  • Asbestos basics
  • Types of asbestos
  • Asbestos fibers
  • Asbestos exposure
  • Asbestos containing materials (ACM)
  • ACM inspection
  • Health effects
  • Laws and regulations
  • Avoiding exposure

 

Specific industry terms covered throughout the three courses include the following:

  • OSHA
  • Asbestos abatement
  • ACM
  • Presumed asbestos containing materials (PACM)