New York State Department of Health Asbestos Safety Training Initial Course - Student Information
This information is being provided about this initial training course you are attending. After reading and signing this document, you should be given a copy for your records.
Instructionmust include both classroom and hands-on training. Hands-on training is designed to simulate actual working conditions. It is important that you fully participate in the hands-on training. The training sponsor is required to provide you with an approved training manual that contains information on all required topics and includes legible copies of State and Federal asbestos regulations. Students must complete a specific number of training hours and pass a closed book, multiple choice examination with a minimum score of 70%. Please select course/discipline below:
New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) accredited asbestos safety training courses must be conducted in accordance with Title 10, Part 73 of the New York State Codes, Rules and Regulations (NYCRR A training day is 8 hours in length. One and one half-hours must be provided for a meal and breaks. Some courses may be structured differently, but a course cannot exceed more than8hoursin any 24 hour period and an evening course cannot exceed 4 hours in length. All training must be completed within 14 calendar days from the first day of the course.
If you complete the course and pass the examination, you will be issued a "New York State Department of Health Certificate of Asbestos Safety Training" (DOH-2832 You will receive a New York State Department of Labor (DOL) copy to be submitted to the DOL for certification and a student copy to be kept for your records. Your training to work with asbestos is valid for one year from the completion date of this course. To renew your training, you must complete an annual refresher course. Failure to take refresher training within 2 years from the date you completed this course will invalidate this training and will require that you repeat the initial course.
To work on asbestos projects in New York State you are required to obtain or renew your asbestos certificate with the DOL. For additional information contact the DOL at 518)457-2735 or visit the DOL website at www.labor.state.ny.us
If you have any questions, comments or complaints about the training you received, please contact the NYSDOH Asbestos Safety Training Program office by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (518) 402-7940 or 1-800-458-1158 (toll free within New York State All contact will be kept confidential.
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