SDSU Engineering Extension to hold asbestos courses
The South Dakota State University Engineering Extension Office will hold various courses on asbestos abatement and handling. In addition to offering one-day refresher/recertification courses, the office will hold multiday initial courses for management planners, inspectors and contractor/supervisors.
The initial courses will be held:
Contractor/Supervisor Course – March 10-14 – SDSU
Inspector Course – April 28-30 – SDSU
Management Planner Course – May 1-2 – SDSU
The refresher/recertification courses will be held:
Contractor/Supervisor Refresher/Recertification Course – April 30 – Days Inn, Brookings
Inspector Refresher/Recertification Course
– May 1 (a.m.) – Days Inn, Brookings
Management Planner Refresher/Recertification Course
– May 1 (p.m.) – Days Inn, Brookings
Once an individual has completed an initial course and passed the certification exam, a one-day recertification class must be taken each year to remain certified. In addition, once every three years, the individual must successfully pass the recertification test, which is given at the end of the recertification class each year. Participants in the initial courses would then be eligible to attend the SDSU Refresher Courses, which are typically held annually during the second week of May.
According to the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources, an individual is permitted to attend the recertification course up to 90 days prior to the expiration date of one’s current certification card. One is also permitted to take the course up until 90 days after the expiration date of the current certification card.
For more information or to request a registration form, email or call SDSU Engineering Extension at SDSU.EngineeringExtension@sdstate.edu or 605-688-4101. F