AC Pipe - Initial Training

  • Classroom

The Asbestos Cement Pipe Worker Initial training provides the education required by Cal-OSHA for member agencies who repair breaks in AC pipes. The training includes a hands-on session that gives the students experience in constructing a mini chamber, setting up a regulated area, and performing a pipe cutting simulation. 

If you are a person with a disability and need an accommodation to participate, please contact the California JPIA training division by email within two business days of the training date, noting that the Authority is closed on Fridays.  


Topics Covered

  • Identifying Asbestos
  • Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure
  • Types of Asbestos Cement Pipe Products
  • Practices and Procedures for Minimizing Asbestos Exposure During Operations
  • Respirator Protection and PPE
  • Disassembling and Reassembling of Respirators
  • Review of Laws and Regulations
  • Hands-On Instruction


4 hours


CalOSHA Title 8, Section 341.17


As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Employees Who Repair Breaks In AC Pipe