In-house procedures for bridging and penetrating encapsulants; pipe fittings; metal sleeves; polyvinyl chloride (PVC), canvas and wet wraps; muslin with straps; fiber mesh cloth; mineral wool; and insulating cement.
Discussion of employee protection programs and staff training.
Group case study exercise to develop an operations and maintenance plan, including development, implementation process, and potential problems that may be experienced.
Review of regulations as they relate to management planning activities, including all of the following:
Requirements of TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act) Title II (15 U.S.C. secs. 2643 and 2646).
EPA National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (40 CFR part 61
), Subparts A (General Provisions) and M (National Emission Standard for Asbestos).
Asbestos training, certification, provisional certification, and notification requirements and responsibilities under this chapter, including procedures for submitting certification applications and project notifications, and required fees.
Department of safety and professional services asbestos regulations for public sector employees under ch. SPS 332
Department of natural resources regulations for the control of asbestos emissions under ch. NR 447
(9) Record keeping.
Recordkeeping for the management planner, including all of the following:
Use of field inspector's data sheet along with laboratory results.
On-going recordkeeping as a means to track asbestos disturbance.
(10) Management plan.
Assembling and submitting the management plan, including all of the following:
Plan requirements for schools under section 203 (i) (1) of Title II of the Toxic Substance Control Act (15 U.S.C. sec. 2643).
Hands-on skills training and practice to include the following:
Financing abatement actions, including all of the following:
Present cost of abatement versus future operations and maintenance costs.
DHS 159.34 History
History: CR 08-036
: cr. Register February 2009 No. 638
, eff. 5-1-09; correction in (8) (g) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 6.
, Stats., Register January 2012 No. 673
Curriculum requirements for asbestos project designer initial course.
The initial training course for the asbestos project designer discipline shall be 3 training days in length. Course instruction shall include lecture supplemented by audiovisual materials; learning exercises and activities; at least 2 hours of hands-on skills training and practice; demonstrations; a field trip; course review with time to answer questions; a written course test that meets requirements under s. DHS 159.22 (16)
; and time to assist students to complete the department application for certification. Course instruction for the asbestos project designer initial training course shall address all of the following:
(1) Asbestos characteristics.
Physical characteristics of asbestos, including all of the following:
(2) Health effects.
Potential health effects related to asbestos exposure, including all of the following:
Dose-response relationship and the lack of a safe exposure level.
Synergistic effect between cigarette smoking and asbestos exposure.
Relationship of asbestos exposure to asbestosis, lung cancer, mesothelioma, and cancers of other organs.
(3) Abatement construction projects.
Overview of abatement projects including the following:
(4) Safety design for abatement.
Safety system design specifications, including all of the following:
Isolating the work area, preparation and set-up, including:
Design, construction and maintenance of barriers, containments, and decontamination enclosure systems.
Proper abatement work techniques to minimize fiber release, including:
Encapsulation, enclosure, and repair of asbestos-containing material.
Proper worksite cleanup, waste handling and decontamination, including:
(5) Field trip.
Field trip to an abatement site or other suitable building site, including all of the following:
Discussion of the rationale for functional spaces during the walk-through.
(6) Personal protective equipment.
The use of personal protective equipment, including all of the following:
Classes and characteristics of respirators, including respirator protection factors.
Proper respirator selection, inspection, donning, use, maintenance, and storage procedures.
Methods for field testing of the facepiece-to-face seal, including positive and negative pressure fit checks.
Variability between field and laboratory protection and factors that alter respirator fit, such as facial hair.
Components of a proper respiratory protection program and employer responsibilities.
Selection and use of disposable and non-disposable personal protective clothing.
(7) Other safety hazards.
Additional safety hazards encountered during abatement activities and how to deal with them, including all of the following: