Prior to the implementation of the Operation & Maintenance provisions of the management plan(s)’, all members of a school system’s maintenance and custodial staff (custodians, electricians, heating/air conditioning engineers, plumbers, etc.) who may work in a building that contains Asbestos Containing Building Materials (ACBM) must receive awareness training of at least 2 hours, whether or not they are required to work with ACBM. New custodial and maintenance employees shall be trained within 60 days after commencement of employment.
Training shall include, but not be limited to:
Participants must rely on their asbestos “designated person” to obtain copies of the management plan so that they may see locations of ACBM in each school building in which they work.
Bridget McGuiness has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Prior to her work here with MIIA, Bridget was the NESHAP Asbestos Program Compliance and Enforcement Engineer with Region 1 EPA; she has been self-employed as an environmental consultant, expert witness and trainer; and as a trainer with The New England Consortium (TNEC) at UMass Lowell.
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