Thursday, October 29, 2020 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM CDT
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Carly Carmosino 
Mechanical Contractors Association of Eastern Missouri 

Asbestos & Lead Awareness 

Asbestos and lead are well-recognized as health hazards and are highly regulated. An estimated 1.3 million employees in construction and general industry face significant asbestos and lead exposure on the job. The heaviest exposures occur in the construction industry, particularly during the removal of such materials during renovation or demolition. This course is a hazard awareness course designed to give attendees a basic overview of the health hazards of asbestos and lead, as well as, where to find additional resources and help.

Topics covered:

  • Asbestos & lead health hazards
  • Exposure to asbestos and lead
  • Respiratory protection
  • Medical surveillance
  • Engineering controls
  • Work practices
  • How to control exposure
  • Air monitoring
  • Asbestos & lead testing
  • Asebstos & lead standards

PEU credit approval pending with STL and Jefferson counties.


Eric Caldwell is a safety professional with more than 20 years of experience in occupational safety and health.  He is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and works as a Professional Safety Consultant and President of Gateway Safety Consulting, LLC. Caldwell is also a professional member of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and the National Safety Council (NSC). He is a designated third-party administrator for the local HBA/ROSSI OSHA Partnership Program.