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[College of Continuing Studies]


The Division of Environmental and Industrial Programs provides noncredit technical training for personnel engaged in the identification, evaluation, and control of environmental, health, and safety hazards. Certifications mandated by government agencies are available for individuals involved with asbestos, lead-based paint, hazardous materials, and hazardous waste.

The division administers Safe State, the state of Alabama's on-site safety and health consultation program, which provides free expertise to businesses and industries desiring to eliminate safety and health hazards affecting their employees. The division's Environmental Programs section is the governor's designee for accreditation of asbestos abatement personnel under the Alabama Asbestos Contractor Accreditation Act and provides assistance and accreditation in environmental areas such as lead-based paint detection.

Through numerous contract and grant activities, the division is actively involved in programs designed to promote and facilitate voluntary compliance with governmental regulations and to improve workplace safety and health.

For more information, call (205) 348-3025.