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Asbestos Workshop

ASBESTOS WORKSHOP

Hosted by Environmental Response Training Program (ERTP) ERT - OSRTI

This workshop will provide U.S. EPA Region 1 On-Scene Coordinators, Remedial Project Managers, and other support personnel an overview of the practices and procedures for asbestos sites.  It is designed for personnel who need to address asbestos during site assessment and cleanup activities.  The workshop will emphasize asbestos considerations during an emergency response or removal action, including sites with improper disposal of asbestos containing materials, sites with vermiculite, and sites with naturally occurring asbestos.  The workshop will also discuss challenges in addressing asbestos contamination and  recommendations for characterizing and cleaning up sites.

Topics covered include:

  • Basics of asbestos,
  • The regulatory framework,
  • Hazards and health risks,
  • Sampling and analysis,
  • Decontamination,
  • Transportation and disposal, and
  • Asbestos resources.

Instructional methods include a combination of lectures, case studies, and group discussions. 

In compliance with Executive Order 13589 - Promoting Efficient Spending, Section 5; the ERTP will not be regularly printing or providing students hard copies of the course manual. Students may obtain an electronic copy of the student manual for personal printing or e-reading by contacting the ERTP Registrar (ertp-registrar@tetratech.com).

THIS COURSE IS NOT OPEN TO CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, OR ANY PRIVATE ENTITIES.

*This course is offered free of charge to all registrants who are confirmed to attend.*

EPA travelers: It is not anticipated that this course will require a 5170.  Please use your organization's generic exempt conference budget code in your TA for this course.


 


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