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 Iowa Workforce Information NetworkOctober 25, 2014
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License Title: Asbestos Project Designer

License Description: Asbestos project designers plan and organize asbestos abatement projects; arrange for air sampling and waste removal; ensure that materials, workers, and procedures meet required standards; conduct aggressive air monitoring following abatement; and, prepare job site plans and estimates of present costs of abatement versus future operations and maintenance costs.

They write abatement specifications, means, and methods of abatement in occupied buildings as well as safety system design specifications; and prepare drawings and on-site reports. They are skilled in contract writing and working with consultants; understand relevant federal, state, and local regulatory requirements which include Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA); TITLE II; OSHA Standards 1926.1101, 1910.1001, 1910.134; 40 C.F.R. Part 61 "National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants" Subpart A (General Provisions) and Subpart M (National Emission Standard for Asbestos); 40 C.F.R. Part 763, Subpart G (EPA "Worker Protection Rule").


Authorizing Statute: Code of Iowa, Chapter 88B and 875; Iowa Administrative Code Chapter 155

Requirements for License:An applicant must have successfully completed the proper course of training and exam given by a course provider that is approved by the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Asbestos project designer applicants must complete the initial abatement Project Designer three-day training course and annual refresher courses. The three-day training course includes lectures, demonstrations, a field trip, course review and written examination.

A completed application form must be submitted. Required attachments include the fee, two 1"x1" photographs, and training certificate. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

An eight-hour refresher course is required annually for license renewal.

Fees:
Application: $50 (non-refundable)
Duration: All licenses are valid until their training certificate expires.
Renewal: $50 (non-refundable)


Examination:
When:Applicants must pass a written examination after completing the training.

License Authority:
Asbestos Abatement Licensing
Labor Services Division
Iowa Workforce Development

1000 E Grand Ave
Des Moines IA 50319
Phone: 5152816175


 
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