Asbestos Refresher: Inspector Online - Course 7575

Asbestos Refresher: Inspector Online


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Attributes
  • CEUs: 0.4
  • FBPR Licensed Asbestos Consultant or Contractor: #0000995; Course #0006389
  • FBPR Provider#: 0004021 4 CEH
Coordinator Melissa Hamilton     email: melissajhamilton@treeo.ufl.edu     phone: (352) 392-9570 or 352-294-3879
Description

COURSE DESCRIPTION

This course provides you with a review and update on new asbestos legislation pertinent to Asbestos Inspectors. Topics covered include:

  • USA EPA-NESHAPS
  • State of Florida FL/BPR, DEP (NESHAP) and FL DOT regulations regarding asbestos
  • OSHA Regulations
  • Identifying your role as an Inspector
  • Inspection Procedures


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is for Asbestos Inspectors seeking Reaccreditation.


INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHIES

Brian J. DuChene, PE, LAC

Brian serves as the statewide Manager for Facilities Consulting Services for Terracon, based in their Winter Park, FL office.  He has over 25 years of engineering and indoor environmental consultant experience with U.S. and international consulting firms.

Brian has provided instruction for asbestos and other courses offered by UF TREEO since 1989. He has co-developed the curriculum materials for UF TREEO’s AHERA Asbestos Inspector/Management Planner Refresher course and developed the curriculum for the Laws and Rules for FL Professional Engineers courses offered by UF TREEO. He also served as course director, and developed the curriculum for the accredited asbestos training courses provided by a large consulting firm.

 

Russell Stauffer, PE, LAC

Mr. Stauffer, PE and LEED-AP, Principal Engineer with Terracon in Tampa, FL.  He is also a Professional Engineer in Florida and New Jersey with a BS from Temple University and a Master’s from the University of South Florida.  He is a Florida Licensed Asbestos Consultant.  Since 1986, he has had experience in the Asbestos Industry and has been involved in over 5,000 projects in all aspects from initial meetings and surveys to implementation of the abatement management plan.  He has been an instructor at UF TREEO since 1988.


Link to Instructor Biographies

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What to Expect

Students enrolled in this course benefit from instructors who have extensive on the job experience and examples of real life work scenarios. Interactive lesson reviews allow the opportunity to actively engage in your learning experience.

The cost of this course includes materials and a 25 question end of course exam. Successful completion of this exam is required. All exam sessions will be reviewed as part of your final grade. Final Exam must be completed within 30 days of enrollment. Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Certificate of Reaccreditation as an Asbestos Inspector.*

*The State of Florida requires Asbestos Inspectors work under the direction of a Florida Licensed Asbestos Consultant.  
 

Prerequisites

U.S. EPA requires documentation of current AHERA Certificates of Accreditation and Certificates of Reaccreditation; and Florida BPR: Asbestos Licensing Unit has approved only certain training providers from which you can receive credit to renew your Florida license.

To be reaccredited, you must provide proof of having successfully completed the initial EPA-approved training course in accordance with Florida BPR: Asbestos Licensing Unit and any annual refresher courses in the discipline in which you seek reaccreditation. If your initial and refresher course certificates were issued through another training provider, you must submit copies with your registration.
 

Course Structure

This is a 30-day completion deadline. This course is 4 hours in length. It consists of five content modules, knowledge and skills activities, and a final exam. Inside each content module, you will find lecture videos, a PDF of PowerPoint handouts to accompany the lecture, and a quiz. You must score at least 70% on each quiz to move on to the next module. Additionally, some modules also have required readings and supplemental videos. Participation is monitored and you will be required to complete the full 4 hour time requirement.

After completing Modules 1 - 5, you will take the final exam for this course. You must score at least 70% on the final exam to earn your certificate of reaccreditation for this course.

This course will utilize Honorlock for the final exam to ensure exam integrity. Honorlock ensures exam integrity and enables administration of remote online exams. All exam sessions will be reviewed as part of your final grade. Instances of cheating or inappropriate behavior will be considered violations of the Student Honor Code and will result in disciplinary action.

Honorlock is very simple! All you will need to do is log into Canvas and click on the quiz you need to take. You will be prompted to add the Honorlock Chrome Extension, which is required to take your exam. You are required to use Google Chrome as your browser. Then you will need to take a picture, show your ID, and scan your room. Honorlock will be recording you VIA webcam and they will be recording your screen. They also have an integrity algorithm that can detect search-engine use, so do not attempt to cheat or look up answers, even if its a secondary device.

How do you get started?

  • Honorlock is not a live proctoring service, you do not need to schedule an appointment with Honorlock in advance.
  • You will need to use Google Chrome and download the Honorlock Chrome Extension. You can download the extension at www.honorlock.com/extension/install.  (Links to an external site.)
  • When you are ready to take your exam, log into Canvas, go to your Course, and click on your exam. When you click on "Take your Exam," you will start the authentication process before you begin your exam.
  • If you see a page asking for an access code, it means that you did not install the Honorlock Chrome Extension or you are not in Google Chrome.
  • Honorlock guidelines are available to view here (Links to an external site.)

24/7 /365 Support is Available

If you encounter issues with Honorlock, you may contact them at (855) 828-4004, chat and/or email at support@honorlock.com.

Information about obtaining your Certificate of Reaccreditation will be available after successfully completing your final exam and submitting the course survey.

Registration:

 

  • Registration is a two-step process
  • You will register for the course and then you will immediately be taken to a second screen that sets up your login.
  • You will be asked to create your login using an external identifier. The University of Florida has approved the use of Facebook, LinkedIn, or Google (Gmail) to enter our courses. You can use an existing account for this course. You will want to make sure you know your credentials for this outside account.
  • The use of an external identifier as listed above is required to enter our courses. We cannot provide another method of access to the course.
  • Only active (credit-seeking) UF affiliated students or staff will be given a UF ID or Gatorlink. All other students must use the external identifier.
  • If you are unsure about any of these requirements, please contact us before you register and we'll be happy to assist.