EHS provides OSHA-required Class IV 2-hr Asbestos Awareness Training, in accordance to 29 CFR 1926.1101. This training is available to all UVA personnel as well as contract service employees who work in UVA buildings.

In addition to the 2-hr Asbestos Awareness training, UVA employees who are responsible for repairs or maintenance to ACM, must attend an additional 16-hr Class III Asbestos Operations and Maintenance course prior to disturbing ACM.

Required Training

Class IV Asbestos Awareness (2 Hours)
Required training for all Facilities Management tradespersons, University housekeepers and custodial employees who are assigned to duties in buildings that contain asbestos. Training must be completed in the first year of employment. Attendees will receive information regarding the various uses of asbestos, information on the health effects of asbestos exposure, how to recognize and report damaged asbestos, a brief regulatory overview, and a review of the University's asbestos management policy. This Class IV training takes 2 hours and does not qualify the attendee to handle or disturb asbestos.
No online module, in-person training only. Contact EHS at 434-982-4911 to schedule.
Class IV Asbestos Awareness Refresher
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Required annual refresher training for employees who have completed the initial 2-Hour Class IV Asbestos Awareness training. Participants will receive a brief overview of all components of the "Class IV Asbestos Awareness (2 Hours)" training.
Class III Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (16 Hours)
Required training for all Facilities Management tradespersons that are assigned positions involving repair and maintenance operations where asbestos-containing building materials (ACBM) are likely to be disturbed. Attendees will receive all information covered in the Class IV Asbestos Awareness Training, as well as proper methods of handling ACBM, respiratory requirements, and hands-on training in the use of personal PPE. This Class III training takes 16 hours and is intended for those who are expected to disturb or remove asbestos.
No online module, in-person training only. Contact EHS at 434-982-4911 to schedule.
Class III Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Refresher
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Required annual refresher training for employees who have completed the initial 16-Hour Class III Asbestos Operations and Maintenance training. Participants will receive a brief overview of all components of the "Class III Asbestos Operations and Maintenance (16 Hours)" training
 
 
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515 Edgemont Road
P.O. Box 400322
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4322
PHONE 434.982.4911
FAX 434.982.4915
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Suite 320
P.O. Box 400333
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4333
FAX 434.243.1735
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