Asbestos Abatement Air Sampling Technician Certification

(16 HOURS)

For those who perform asbestos abatement air sampling activities. Both New York State Industrial Code Rule 56 and the United States Environmental Protection Agency require that an air sampling technician be certified when conducting area air sampling on asbestos abatement projects.  This course includes both personal exposure assessment sampling and project area sampling, utilizing Phase Contrast Microscopy (PCM) and Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) techniques. The course includes five (5) hours of practical exercises where students receive specific hands-on training with personal protective equipment and sampling equipment, along with sampling procedures and calibration techniques.  The course concludes with a fifty (50) question exam.