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Building Inspector Course

Asbestos Building Inspector CourseĀ  Three Days (24 Hours)

This EPA/DSHS approved training course is designed for building inspectors and consultants who must identify and assess the condition of asbestos-containing materials. Students are given current, concise and relevant information presented during the classroom lectures. In addition, students participate in a mock walk-through building inspection. The course is based on the EPA’s Model Accreditation Plan, and meets federal accreditation requirements (4OCFR 763 Appendix C). A photo identification card and a certificate of completion are presented to each person who successfully completes the course.

Course Topics

  • Background Information on Asbestos
  • Potential Health Effects of Exposure to Asbestos
  • Federal and State Regulatory Requirements
  • The Functions and Qualifications of the Inspector
  • Legal Concerns of the Inspector
  • Public/Occupant/Employee Relations
  • Pre-Inspection Planning
  • Review of Inspection Records
  • lnspecting and Assessing Asbestos Containing Materials
  • Bulk Sampling and Documentation
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Record-Keeping for Inspectors
  • Writing Inspection Reports
  • Field Exercise Inspection

The course fee covers all course materials, including:

  • Comprehensive course training manual
  • Federal and State regulations and guidance manual
  • Course Handouts
  • Certification Exam

This Building Inspector course is a prerequisite for the Management Planner Course.