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Exterior Asbestos Worker: Initial

Certification for a person to conduct exterior asbestos abatement under the direct onsite supervision of a certified supervisor where non-friable asbestos-containing materials are removed or distributed and remain non-friable throughout the project.




A person trained and certified to work with non-friable asbestos-containing material (ACM) on building exteriors under direct supervision of a certified supervisor.


Does not expire.




See Wis. Admin. Code ch. DHS 159, subch. II, Certification Requirements for Individuals.


To apply, download an application at:

Asbestos Certification Application F-44017 (PDF), (English and Spanish) or apply online at Wisconsin Asbestos and Lead Database Online (WALDO).

Wisconsin statute

Wisconsin administrative code

Wisconsin Admin Code. ch. DHS 159, Certification and Training Course Requirements for Asbestos Activities.

Other agencies involved

Read more about asbestos from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.

Program information

Last revised March 29, 2022