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asbestos abatement noun. procedures to control fiber release from asbestos containing material in a building by encapsulation, encasement, or removal.

asbestos abatement contractor/supervisor

initial course

This class prepares students for work in the Asbestos Abatement industry. In-depth lecture material will include Asbestos origin and history, health effects and exposure, legal, insurance, pre-work activities and considerations, worker safety, and key terminology. The hands-on segment includes preparation of the work area, decontamination, negative pressure containment, airborne fibers, glove-bagging techniques, scaffolding and ladder safety. Students receive respirator, respirator fit test, hard hat, and an abatement knife. Certificate of Completion is forwarded to State of Michigan for licensing. Students must be able to pass Asbestos Physical Exam. State of Michigan Application can be found on the state website.

cost

$550

Includes Testing Fees, Manual, Respirator, and Abatement Knife

schedule

40 Hours

9am-5pm

additional external fees

License Fee to the State of Michigan: $50


refresher course

All licensed Asbestos Abatement Contractors/Supervisors are required to take an 8 hour refresher every year to maintain their license. DTC has the highest quality instruction with the most hands-on application. All students should bring their (clean) respirator and we will perform a fit test for each student during the refresher. The course focuses on new regulatory updates and opportunities in Asbestos Abatement, as well as estimating and time management. State of Michigan online renewal application can be found on the state website (paper copy here). 

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cost

$125

Includes Fit Test and Testing Fee

schedule

8 Hours

9am-5pm

additional external fees

License Fee to the State of Michigan:

$25 if within the year, $50 if late

 


asbestos abatement contractor / supervisor