Section 73.4 - Minimum instructor qualifications

73.4 Minimum instructor qualifications. (a) Instructors must possess knowledge of the topics that will be taught, which may have been acquired through such means as relevant training or education or relevant field experience in the asbestos abatement industry, and the ability to effectively communicate the topics that will be taught.

(b) An instructor shall have sufficient experience or knowledge in the design and implementation of public health protection programs associated with asbestos to effectively communicate the principles and legal requirements of public health protection to program attendees.

(c) For all approved programs a health professional shall teach the specific topics of the health effects of asbestos and medical monitoring.

(d) The instructor teaching sections of programs involving the hands-on practice sessions shall have one year of actual work experience in the area being taught.

(e) Instructors whose involvement in the program is limited to the specific topics of legal liability, health effects, or medical monitoring are not required to meet the requirements of subdivisions (b) and (d) of this section but must meet all other applicable requirements.

(f) The department may deny instructor approval if an instructor has been found in violation of relevant state or federal asbestos regulations.
 

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, October 22, 1997
Doc Status: 
Complete