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
  • AL Safe State: AL Safe State: Approved Training Course for AL Safe State
  • FBPR Provider#: 0004021 4 CEH
Description

For assistance with this online course, please contact questions@ad.ufl.edu.

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

These are Honorlock's minimum system requirements. Honorlock will work on any device that can run the full Chrome browser (including Windows, macOS, and Chrome OS). Windows-based and Chrome OS tablets should work; however, iOS and iPads and Android do not support the full Chrome browser and are not compatible with Honorlock. Honorlock requires internet access and students MUST have a web camera for online proctoring. Instructors should work with students to identify who cannot meet those requirements and find alternative solutions.

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.

Accessing the course:

Special note regarding Asbestos Refresher students:
You will need to send us your prior training certificate in order to take our refresher trainings.

  • Student will receive course access once the registration has been processed by our office during normal business hours.
  • Your registration might be placed on hold if we do not have your prior certificates to verify your eligibility to take this training. If you have not trained with TREEO in the past, please go ahead and send us your certificates to expedite this process.
  • Once the registration is processed on our end and your certificate has been verified, you will be sent an email to finish your registration.

Once the registration has been processed by our office, you can expect the following:

  • An email will be sent to you asking to complete your enrollment.
  • Follow the link to the Enroll Now page.
  • 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.
  • If you are unsure about any of these requirements, please contact us before you register, and we'll be happy to assist.

If you are eligible for CEUs for this course: You will be responsible for providing your license information at the completion of your course. We will provide confirmation once your information has been submitted.