Asbestos Pipe Wrap & Gaskets Training

Who Should Attend:

Workers responsible for the removal, handling, or disposal of asbestos containing pipe wrap and flange gaskets; Safety professionals overseeing SSSD asbestos related activities; Maintenance personnel involved in asbestos disturbance through SSSD routine or emergency repairs.


To provide workers with the necessary skills and knowledge to safely handle asbestos containing materials in small-scale, short duration (SSSD) activities in accordance with current health standards and legal requirements, minimizing exposure to asbestos fibers during maintenance activities.

Course Description:

Duration: 8 Hours

Course Description: 

This intensive 8-hour Asbestos Pipe Wrap & Gaskets Training course is specifically designed for workers involved in small-scale, short duration (SSSD) activities, as defined in Title 8 and 40 CFR Part 763, Appendix C to Subpart E, such as the removal, handling, and disposal of asbestos containing vmaterials on pipes and flange gaskets. The course covers critical safety procedures and regulatory compliance for working with asbestos, focusing on practical applications like pipe wrap and gasket replacement under specific conditions defined by Title 8, 341.16 and 40 CFR Part 763, Appendix C to Subpart E.

Topics Covered:

  • Understanding Asbestos: Definition, properties, and historical use.
  • Asbestos and Human Health: Health risks and diseases associated with asbestos exposure.
  • Evolution of Asbestos Regulations: Key legal and regulatory frameworks governing asbestos use and abatement.
  • Managing Asbestos Exposure: Safety measures and procedures for controlling exposure in industrial settings.
  • Pipe Wrap and Flange Gasket Procedures: Step-by-step guidance on proper removal and handling techniques.
  • SSSD Activities: Specific regulations and practices for short duration maintenance tasks involving asbestos.

Additional Information:

This course is crucial for maintaining safety in environments where workers may encounter asbestos materials during routine maintenance. It provides practical training on managing exposure risks effectively, aligned with current health and safety regulations. It’s important to note that this certification is intended to support compliance with occupational health standards but does not serve as accreditation for asbestos abatement.

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