Asbestos Operations and Maintenance Training
United States Postal Service (USPS) and Weston Solutions, Inc. (Prime Contractor)
OSHA requires maintenance workers who are performing operations and maintenance activities on asbestos-containing building materials in the workplace to undergo sixteen hours of initial training and an annual eight hour refresher. dse personnel, who are Texas Licensed Asbestos Inspectors, taught the sixteen hour and eight hour training classes required by OSHA to approximately one hundred fifty (150) USPS workers and supervisors at various locations within Texas and Oklahoma. Training included lectures, hands-on exercises with HEPA vacuums, heat guns and hammer drills as well as a final exam. The training included rules and needs, and was focused on the specific asbestos-containing building materials identified in USPS facilities.