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Asbestos worker training chart

 

OSHA WORK DEFINITIONS OSHA TRAINING REQUIREMENTS TEXAS REQUIREMENTS
Class I asbestos work means activities involving the removal of TSI and surfacing ACM and PACM. 32-hour asbestos abatement worker course as per EPA Model Accreditation Plan. 32-hour asbestos abatement worker course as per EPA Model Accreditation Plan.
Class II asbestos work means activities involving the removal of ACM which is not thermal system insulation or surfacing material. This includes, but is not limited to, the removal of asbestos-containing wallboard, floor tile and sheeting, roofing and siding shingles, and construction mastics. 8-hour course including topics in OSHA §(k)(9)(viii) [Awareness topics], and practices and controls relating specifically to a Class II material (i.e., flooring, siding, ceiling tile, transite, gaskets, etc.). 32-hour asbestos abatement worker course as per EPA Model Accreditation Plan. 8-hour course (RFCI training) allowed only for working on floor covering materials.
Class III asbestos work means repair and maintenance operations, where "ACM", including thermal system insulation and surfacing material and PACM may be disturbed. 16-hour course including topics in OSHA §(k)(9)(viii) [Awareness topics], and EPA AHERA 763.92 §(a)(2) [Handling ACM, respiratory protection, regulations, work Practices]. 32-hour asbestos abatement worker course as per EPA Model Accreditation Plan.
Class IV asbestos work means maintenance and custodial activities during which employees contact but do not disturb ACM and PACM and activities to clean up dust, waste and debris resulting from Class I, II, and III activities. 2-hour course including topics in OSHA §(k)(9)(viii), and local information regarding location of ACM in building. (Not specifically addressed in Texas regulations, but OSHA rules are "adopted by reference" in §295.33).