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Oregon Apprenticeship Guide - Heat & Frost Insulator & Asbestos Worker

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Job Description
Workers apply insulation materials to pipes, tanks, boilers, ducts, refrigeration equipment and other surfaces requiring thermal temperature control. Workers handle insulation materials made of fiberglass, rubber, calcium silicate and urethane. Asbestos workers remove asbestos-containing materials.
Working Conditions
Work is conducted in commercial buildings, refineries, ships, industrial plants and private residences in all kinds of indoor and outdoor climates, usually in and around dust. Workers must wear respirators. They use a variety of power tools and provide their own hand tools. This trade has a high health hazard risk. Workers must be able to lift, bend and carry. 


Apprenticeship Committees  




OR SW-WA Heat and Frost Insulators & Asbestos Workers JATC

Phone: 503-255-5124
Website: http://www.insulators36.org/apprenticeship/

Oregon: Statewide 

Washington: Clark, Cowlitz,
Klickitat, Skamania & Wahkiakum County

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Portland State Office Building: 800 NE Oregon St., Suite 1045 - Portland, OR 97232
Portland: (971) 673-0760 Bend: (541) 322-2435 Medford: (541) 776-6201 Salem: (503) 378-2313
Eugene: (541) 686-7623