Asbestos Abatement Course Practical Contract Agreement

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Work Experience Agreement

This agreement is made between:

"CanScribe" CanScribe Career College, of 1226 Ellis Street, Kelowna, BC V1Y 1Z4

and

"Apex" Apex EHS Services, of 1519 Keehn Road, Kelowna, BC V1X 5T5

and

"The Student"

Name(Required)
Address(Required)

1. Students will be trained in cohorts outlined in cooperation between CanScribe Career College and Apex EHS.

2. The responsibilities of CanScribe Career College in respect of the work experience are:

2a. corresponding with Apex EHS Services regarding the organization of student practicum scheduling and availability,

2b. informing students of the participatory requirements,

2c. monitoring students during the work experience by reviewing student attendance and progress toward skill-based competencies each week,

2d. ensuring that practicum assessments of students are updated in the learning management system Brightspace, and

2e. storing all student data in accordance with the Private Training Institutions Branch requirements.  

3. The responsibilities of Apex EHS Services in respect of the work experience are:

3a. developing, constructing, and maintaining the testing environment to accommodate instructional and testing exercises,

3b. ensuring the testing environment includes a fully assembled medium- or high-risk containment area, features of the containment that require sealing, a decontamination area appropriate for the level of risk, and material that generates dust,

3c. providing students with access to necessary supplies during the practicum experience including:

- Respirators appropriate to the level of risk

- Fiber-resistant coveralls (variety of sizes)

- Nitrile gloves

- Mechanical work gloves

- Negative air unit

- Handheld and area water misters

- Duct tape

- Tuck tape

- HEPA vacuum unit

- Asbestos waste bags (6 mil)

- Other tools as applicable to the test exercises,

3d. orienting students to the expectations of the simulated asbestos abatement site, expectations in achieving safety-critical skills-based core competencies, and a briefing of when the students are being evaluated on the established core competencies,

3e. supervising students throughout the instructional and testing exercises to ensure safety of all participants,

3f. providing feedback and coaching to students throughout the testing session,

3g. conducting testing one-on-one or in small groups to a maximum of five (5) students per assessor, and

3h. reporting student attendance and progress towards skill-based competencies each week to CanScribe Career College.  

4. The responsibilities of The Student in respect of the work experience are:

4a. transporting themselves to and from the practicum site,

4b. reporting to the practicum environment no later than 15 minutes prior to the start of their schedule practicum experience as if it were a live worksite where asbestos-containing material is present,

4c. arriving clean-shaven to ensure respirator fit,

4d. dressing appropriately for the work environment, including CSA-approved steel-toe rubber boots,

4e. actively participating in practical demonstrations conducted by the Host Organization instructors to ensure the communication of safety standards are conveyed, and

4f. receiving coaching and feedback provided by the Host Organization instructors to ensure skill-based competencies are met.  

5. The activities The Student will undertake during the work experience are:

- instruction and demonstration of how to don and doff PPE,

- instruction and demonstration of following practical work procedures and processes for abatement work to minimize dust release,

- instruction and demonstration of how to conduct wetting and misting during removal,

- instruction and demonstration of how to follow the required abatement process,

- instruction and demonstration of how to safely install and operate abatement equipment and associated tools,

- instruction and demonstration of how to follow safe use and maintenance practices as per the equipment manufacturer’s instructions,

- instruction and demonstration of how to decontaminate tools, equipment, and materials in abatement work areas according to safe work procedures,

- instruction and demonstration of how to remove asbestos-contaminated waste to prevent accumulations and ensure safe access,

- instruction and demonstration of how to apply encapsulant and label the asbestos-containing material appropriately,

- instruction and demonstration of how to conduct personal decontamination procedures and explain their purpose,

- instruction and demonstration of how to conduct a glove-bag abatement procedure,

- instruction and demonstration of how to install viewing windows,

- instruction and demonstration of how to install negative air units,

- instruction and demonstration of how to build a simple containment area that features the primary components,

- instruction and demonstration of how to follow safe work procedures of containment set-up,

- instruction and demonstration of how to seal the containment to ensure proper isolations of areas (i.e., ceiling spaces and air plenums),

- instruction and demonstration of how to perform waste-handling procedures, including bagging processes from dirty to clean areas, according to established standards, and

- instruction and demonstration of how to conduct appropriate bagging activities for asbestos waste, including sealing, cleaning, and proper use of wrapping, bin liners, super sacks, and bags.

   

CanScribe Representative Name Position Title
   

CanScribe Representative Signature Date Signed
   

Student Signature Date Signed