Asbestos Refresher: Contractor/Supervisor Online - Course 7576

Asbestos Refresher: Contractor/Supervisor Online


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Attributes
  • CEUs: 0.8
  • FBPR Licensed Asbestos Consultant or Contractor: #0000995; Course #0006386
  • FBPR CILB (Construction): #0000995; Course #0612632
  • FBPE Provider #: 0004021 8 CEH
  • TREEO FDEP OCP 04191030: CEUs: .8 DS DW WW
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 regulatory review and update on new asbestos legislation pertinent to Asbestos Contractors/Supervisors. Topics covered include:

  • OSHA & EPA-NESHAPS
  • Updates on new asbestos legislation pertinent to Asbestos Contractors/Supervisors
  • Air sampling & health concerns
  • Analytical methods
  • Legal issues & liability
  • Work practices & safety
     

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This course is for Asbestos Contractor/Supervisors seeking Reaccreditation.
 

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHIES

Charles Haury, CIH, CSP

Mr. Haury is the President of Petra Safety Solutions, LLC.  He is a certified industrial hygienist (CIH), certified safety professional (CSP), a licensed mold assessor (MRSA) and a licensed asbestos consultant (LAC) in the State of Florida.  He has over 30 years of experience in providing solutions to complex and diverse health and safety issues.  He has extensive experience in OSHA regulatory issues, asbestos and lead management, personal protective equipment and indoor environmental quality.  Mr. Haury has provided expert testimony on asbestos, mold management and toxic exposures. He has also presented on a variety of health and safety topics at numerous professional conferences.
 

Terry Zinn, Attorney-at-law

Mr. Zinn is an Attorney-at-Law and Adjunct Professor with the University of Florida.  He was formerly an environmental attorney for the Florida DOT, the first to be designated as such.  His expertise is in environmental law and litigation with a background in biology and environmental science.  Terry frequently lectures and publishes articles on hazardous waste, asbestos, and other environmental issues for the Florida Bar and UF TREEO Center.  He is instrumental in the design and implementation of UF TREEO’s asbestos contractor/supervisor refresher courses since 1988.
 

David Wiggins, P.A.

Mr. Wiggins is the CEO and President of Hazardous Operations, Inc.  He has been the in the Environmental Health & Safety field since the 1980’s.  In 1994, he joined the State of Florida where he was the Supervisor of Environmental Health & Safety for the State Buildings overseeing all aspects of training for Asbestos, Lead, Indoor Air Quality, Underground Fuel Storage tanks, Hazardous Waste Operations, PCB’s and Water Quality projects.  He has been an instructor with UF TREEO since 1996.


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. The 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 Contractor/Supervisor.*

*The State of Florida requires Asbestos Contractor/Supervisors work under the direction of a Florida Licensed Asbestos Contractor.
 

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 8 hours in length. It consists of four content modules, a module of 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 8 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. 
  • 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
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.