Asbestos abatement work includes any activity which disturbs asbestos, including repairing, encapsulating, and removal. Examples of people who provide asbestos services include supervisors, workers, inspectors, project designers, and managment planners.Training: Anyone who engages in an asbestos service must sucessfully complete a training course which has been accredited by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) or the EPA.Accreditation: Anyone that serves as an asbestos supervisor, worker, inspector, managemetn planner, project designer, or training provider must be accredited by the State of Maryland.- Anyone with training after October 1, 2013 is required to take a third-party exam given by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE).Third-Party exam information
Training Courses- are accredited by the State of Maryland based on the submission of a satisfactory curriculum, the use of accredited instructors, and passing an on-site audit by MDE.
For more information, contact the Asbestos Division of the Maryland Department of the Environment at 410-537-3200.
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