DPH APPROVED ASBESTOS PROJECT MONITOR INITIAL COURSE:
General Description: Asbestos Project Monitor courses offered at Chem Scope are CT DPH Approved and meet MAP requirements of AHERA, ASHARA, NESHAP, CONES and OSHA. Students who successfully complete the initial course become EPA Accredited in the particular discipline and are eligible for licensing in CT and the CONES states.
Scope of Certification: Certification as a project monitor authorizes a licensed asbestos consultant to function in the capacity of on-site representative of the facility owner or other persons, interpret project specifications or abatement management plans, monitor and evaluate contractor or employee compliance with applicable regulations or specifications and ensure that abatement projects are properly conducted and completed. The project monitor shall not also function as the asbestos contractor or as an employee of the asbestos contractor on the same asbestos abatement project for which he is the project monitor.
Qualifications: Applicants shall hold either an associate’s or a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution in engineering, architecture, industrial hygiene or an environmental science degree as determined by the commissioner to be closely related, including but not limited to environmental health, biology, and earth science. Applicants shall have a minimum of one year experience in asbestos abatement, including experience in asbestos abatement project monitoring or six months field experience under the supervision of a licensed asbestos consultant certified as a project monitor. Applicants shall have successfully completed the training requirements as set forth in subdivision 20-440-7(c)(7) of the regulations of Connecticut State Agencies.