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2011 Florida Statutes

SECTION 012
Course requirements for onsite supervisors and asbestos abatement workers.
F.S. 469.012
469.012 Course requirements for onsite supervisors and asbestos abatement workers.
(1) Each asbestos contractor’s onsite supervisor must complete an asbestos contractor/supervisor course of not less than 5 days prior to engaging in onsite supervision. Such training shall cover the nature of the health risks, the medical effects of exposure, federal and state asbestos laws and regulations, worker protection, and work area protection. Each onsite supervisor must also complete a continuing education course of not less than 1 day in length each year.
(2) All asbestos abatement workers, including onsite supervisors, must complete a department-approved course of not less than 4 days in abatement prior to removing, encapsulating, enclosing, or disposing of asbestos-containing materials.
(3) Onsite roofing supervisors must complete a department-approved asbestos roofing course prior to engaging in the removal of asbestos-containing roofing materials.
(4) All asbestos abatement workers, including onsite supervisors, must complete, as a condition of renewal of accreditation, such courses of continuing education each year as are approved and required by the department.
(5) Each asbestos or roofing contractor shall be responsible for securing and retaining all records in order to verify that all persons working under that contractor’s direction have completed all required courses. Such records shall be produced upon the department’s request.
History.s. 53, ch. 94-119; s. 5, ch. 95-200; s. 20, ch. 99-254.