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Asbestos Building Inspectors:

The individuals at the University of Maryland, responsible for evaluating building materials for the presence of asbestos, and determining its condition. Specific duties include:

  1. Completes a 24-hour EPA-accredited training course (4-hour annual retraining) provided by an accredited training provider,
  2. Collects and processes bulk samples of materials suspected to contain asbestos, and interprets laboratory analyses,
  3. Identifies homogeneous (alike) materials within facilities for the purpose of establishing asbestos locations and determining appropriate number/locations of samples to collect.
  4. Evaluates the condition of asbestos materials and the potential for damage,
  5. Prepares asbestos inventories and site locator diagrams, and
  6. Maintains sampling, inspection and inventory records.