ExpiredOperations & Maintenance (O&M) Initial (16-hours)

This 16-hour course is designed for personnel who performs operations, maintenance or repair activities which may disturb “Minor” quantities (i.e. 10sf or less OR 25lf or less) of asbestos. These “Minor” asbestos projects must be associated with repairs required in the performance of emergency or routine maintenance activities and is not intended solely as asbestos abatement. Such work may not exceed minor quantities of asbestos to be disturbed and all O&M work must be performed under the direct supervision of a NYS licensed Asbestos Abatement Contractor/Supervisor. This course is conducted over a minimum of two (2) days. The total instruction time includes both formal classroom instruction as well as physical hands-on training. Successful completion of this course will enable the individual to apply for NYS certification as a licensed Operations & Maintenance (O&M) worker.

Course Topics to include: Core Topics (History, Identification, Current Regulations, Health Effects, Protective Clothing, Abatement Control Options, etc.), Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Federal, State & Local Asbestos Regulations, Medical Surveillance & Monitoring, Personal Hygiene & Decontamination Systems, Work Area Preparation & Installation of Protective Barriers/Containments, Clean-up & Disposal, Safety Hazards, Personal Air Monitoring & Reporting, Decon Construction & Establishment of Regulated Abatement Work Area Workshop, Proper Glovebag Procedures Workshop, Final Examination (multiple choice), Etc.

**Any individual looking to obtain this license MUST have a NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles Driver’s License Number or Non-Driver ID Card (DMV-ID) as required by the NYS Dept. of Labor Licensing Unit.

  • August 2-3
    August 2, 2018 - August 3, 2018
    8:00 am - 4:00 pm