Asbestos Training Provider
General Info - Statewide License
The purpose of these approval procedures is to ensure that the persons requiring asbestos training receive training that meets certain standards set by the State of Maryland. To become a Maryland Approved Training Provider, you must apply for approval of your course.
Obtaining the License
Ready to get your license? - Steps, Requirements, and Documents
Asbestos Services - Maryland's Training and Accreditation Requirements
Maintaining Your License
Renewal and maintenance -
Maintaining your License (aka Related forms/requirements to maintain License/stay in good standing)
Training Provider (TP) shall maintain list of students trained, the dates on which training occurred, students' test scores, and copies of certificates.
Send this information, including a color photo of each trainee, to the department within 10 working days of completion of the training course.
License Issuer - Information
Tel: (410) 537-3200
What laws and regulations give Maryland Department of Environment the legal authority to issue this approval?
FEDERAL: Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (10/22/86) which contained several provisions, one of which is TITLE II of the Toxic Substances Act (TSCA) 15 U.S.C. sections 2641 through 2654. Section 206 of Title II, 15 U.S.C. section 2646 required the EPA to issue by April of 1987, a final model accreditation plan (MAP) for those persons who inspect for asbestos, develop management plans, and conduct or design response actions. States were required to develop their accreditation plan 180 days
after their next legislative session (subsequent to April 30, 1987). The MAP was revised in February 1994 and extended provisions of the MAP to certain activities in public and commercial buildings.
STATE: Environment Article §§6-401 and 6-417. COMAR 26.11.23: School Asbestos Accreditation and Approval of Training Courses published as final regulations 9/16/91. These were revised effective 8/24/98 to comply with the revised MAP. Operations and Maintenance (O&M) courses are covered under COMAR 26.11.21, Control of Asbestos.