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tRAINING PROGRAM

To better understand regulatory framework and prepare for potential environmental health and safety issues, ALC Environmental offers several training courses in various disciplines including lead, asbestos, mold, and OSHA training.

AIA CES Program

This course covers the changes introduce to existing New York City Local regulations by Local Law 31 of 2020. This course is particularly relevant for architects involved in the design and construction planning of renovations in New York City.

This course is approved by USEPA for individuals (including architects) involved in renovations that disturb Lead-Based Pain in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities. The Initial Course includes 8 hours, divided in two sections: 6 Hours of Lecture and 2 hours of Hands-on Exercises and Exam.

 

The first part of the course provides 6 HSW LUs and can be taken fully online. This first part of the course may be taken by architects who desire to obtain the 6 HS LUs without completing the EPA certification. To complete the EPA certification an indiviual must complete both courses (LLL31 and LLL31-2)

This course is the second part of the EPA Renovation Repair and Painting (RRP) Certification. The course is taken in person. Hands-on exercises and exam complete the requirements for the EPA RRP Certification.

Pre-requisite: Completion of LLL31 Course.

This course is approved by USEPA for individuals (including architects) involved in renovations that disturb Lead-Based Pain in pre-1978 housing and child-occupied facilities. This Refresher course must be taken within 5 years of the 8-Hour Initial Course. The course is given online.

This course covers the science of Mold and how New York State and City Regulations affect existing buildings.

This covers how Asbestos is regulated in New York City. This course is extremely importat for Architects seeking to understand the Asbestos Control Program (ACP) and its impact in DOB filings.

This covers how Indoor Air Quality, Mold, Allergens and Pests are regulated in New York City. The course also covers the implications of LL77 in buildings with Cooling Towers.

LEAD-BASED PAINT CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING COURSES

(8 course hours)- English & Spanish

This course is designed primarily for maintenance personnel, renovators, remodelers, handymen, supers, painters and other specialty trades who perform repairs in Target Housing and Child-Occupied Facilities.

The course teaches the proper procedures to reduce the risks associated with lead based paint exposure while performing routine maintenance and repair tasks.

Participants who successfully complete this course and pass the examination are issued a certificate of course completion that is good for five (5) years. This course is approved by the US EPA.

(3 Hours)

This course is designed primarily for owners, managers, and other housing professionals who do not perform repairs to residential dwelling units. In addition administrators are urged to take this course. The course teaches the proper procedures that should be utilized to reduce the risk associated with lead-based paint while performing routine maintenance and repair tasks.

(3.5 Hours)

This course is designed primarily for owners, managers, and other housing professionals who do not perform repairs to residential dwelling units. In addition, administrators are urged to take this course.

(2 Hours)

This course is designed to show property owners how XRF testing can be utilized to gain exemption from their obligation under Local Law 1 of 2004. We will discuss the impact of Title 10 and OSHA regulations on lead testing.

MOLD CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING COURSES

(2 Hours)

With increased media attention and exposure, mold has leapt to the front of the pack of environmental issues facing building professionals today. This session will go beyond the basic science of mold and will focus on how to prevent mold from occurring and how to manage mold problems. In essence, we will address the source of the problem: Moisture

ALC offers a wide variety of OSHA approved and state certified training courses. We can customize any of our courses to meet your specific needs. Here are a few of the classes we offer:

  • HUD Lead Awareness Training
  • OSHA Hazardous Material Handling
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Hazard Communication
  • Construction Safety

ASBESTOS CERTIFICATIONS & TRAINING COURSES

(2 Hours)

This session will briefly discuss the history and uses of asbestos through the years, as well as the health effects associated with asbestos exposure. It will demonstrate where asbestos is commonly found in buildings and how to identify and manage asbestos hazards. The course will detail the federal and city laws that regulate asbestos in buildings.

Despite the federal bans of asbestos insulation in new construction, a substantial number of buildings in New York City still contain some form of asbestos. New York City Title 15, Chapter 1 (Asbestos Control Program) provides rules and limitations for building owners and contractors that handle asbestos. As per Title 15, anyone performing renovation, alteration, or demolition of a building in NYC must:

  • Ascertain if asbestos will be disturbed by the scope of work.
  • Obtain a permit from the Buildings Departments prior to commencing the work. In order to obtain a permit, one of these two forms must be submitted to the Building Departments: a “Not an Asbestos Project Notification Form” (ACP-5); or an “Asbestos Project Notification Form” (ACP-7). ALC’s trained New York City Investigators perform asbestos surveys for architects, building owners and contractors throughout the five boroughs of New York City, to determine if asbestos containing materials will be impacted by the proposed work.
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