NYS Asbestos Training

Asbestos in the workplace is a serious matter. OSEA is a licensed NYS asbestos contractor and can help with your training, project planning, execution, and sampling. Our staff consists of asbestos handlers, air sampling technicians, and project monitors.

It is crucial, and more importantly a regulatory requirement, that employees in the asbestos abatement industry are first trained on how to safely work with asbestos so as not to harm themselves or others. Successfully completing the NYS Certified Asbestos courses, which are designed specifically for your job tasks, will provide you with the proper credentials to work on an asbestos project within the state. Regardless of which Initial Asbestos course you take as a reminder you will be required to take an annual refresher in order to retain your credentials.

Asbestos Worker/Handler Initial

Designed for those who will be removing, encapsulating, enclosing, and otherwise disturbing asbestos material.

Asbestos Supervisor/Contractor Initial

Designed for those who will be supervising workers during an asbestos project and act as a competent person based on the OSHA definition and duties.

Asbestos Worker/Handler Refresher

An annual required refresher course based on topics covered in the Asbestos Worker/Handler Initial training course. Pre-requisite training is required.

Asbestos Supervisor/Contractor Refresher

An annual required refresher course based on topics covered in the Asbestos Supervisor/Contractor Initial training course. Pre-requisite training is required.


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