AHERA Building Inspector Training (Initial)

AHERA Building Inspector Training (Initial)

This US-EPA training course sets the foundation for conducting an asbestos survey. The role of a certified AHERA Building Inspector determines the presence, quantity, location and content of asbestos containing materials in a building and conducts a physical assessment on current condition of the materials and the potential for future disturbance.

Regular Price: $1050 +GST

Early-bird Price (register 14 days prior to class): $900 +GST

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Course Name: AHERA Building Inspector Training (Initial)

Location: Suite 407, 604 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC

Duration: 3 days (08:30-16:30)

Course Overview:

This US-EPA training course sets the foundation for conducting an asbestos survey. The role of a certified AHERA Building Inspector determines the presence, quantity, location and content of asbestos containing materials in a building and conducts a physical assessment on current condition of the materials and the potential for future disturbance.

WorkSafeBC recognizes knowledge acquired from this AHERA Building Inspector course as part of the educational component of a “Qualified Person”.

Major Topics discussed:

  • Asbestos types, characteristics and applications
  • Health effects of asbestos exposure
  • Legal Liabilities
  • Gather information through initial review of construction documents.
  • Inspect the building for suspect asbestos-containing materials.
  • Delineate Homogeneous Sampling Areas and develop a sampling plan for bulk samples.
  • Collect bulk samples for laboratory analysis for asbestos content.
  • Conduct physical assessmentfor all Asbestos Containing Building Materials
  • PPE requirements when conducting surveys

Continuing Professional Development Credits:

  • 3 IH CMP by the American Board of Industrial Hygienists (ABIH)
  • 21.0 CPD (Informal) hours by the BC Housing Licensed Builder Program
  • BCRSP has previously awarded CPD points for this event. The course contains 21 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CPD points. See the BCRSP web site at www.bcrsp.ca for CPD point criteria.

Additional information

Date

June 9-11, 2020

Terms & Conditions

  • Our Cancellation policy
  • Courses are subject to cancellation, and course dates and locations are subject to change
  • R.J. & Associates reserves the right to cancel this course or to substitute instructors as necessary. If the event is cancelled for any reason, [R.J.&A.] assumes liability limited to a refund of the registration fee paid only.

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