New Mexico Laborers Training and Apprenticeship Fund


Asbestos Abatement Supervisor

The Asbestos Abatement Supervisor program builds on the Asbestos Abatement Worker program and prepares CCLs to supervise asbestos abatement projects. The program exceeds Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) training requirements. Participants receive extensive instruction and hands-on training on work area preparation, decontamination facility construction and use, abatement techniques, and cleanup procedures. Special emphasis is placed on following proper procedures and developing safe work habits. Topics include:

  • Introduction to Asbestos
  • Health Effects of Asbestos
  • Asbestos Abatement Regulations and Worker Legal Rights
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Site Safety
  • Air Sampling and Analytical Methods for Supervisors
  • Pre-Abatement Considerations for Asbestos Supervisor
  • Work Area Preparation
  • Asbestos Abatement Techniques
  • Tools for Supervision Hazard Communication