About Environmental Education Associates

Environmental Training Across New York State

Environmental Education Associates, Inc. (EEA) has trained tens of thousands of individuals since 1992 in various clientele, ranging from professionals employed in the private and public sectors to individuals who may wish to obtain training to secure positions in the expanding environmental and safety industry.

The organization first offered asbestos and hazardous materials certifications with the State University of New York at Buffalo Toxicology Research Center (SUNYAB/TRC). In 1994, EEA and SUNYAB/TRC offered the first accredited lead abatement training in the area in partnership with an accredited training provider from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


Offering Accredited Environmental Courses in New York State

EEA obtained State of Illinois lead accreditation in 1998, EPA TSCA 402 lead accreditation in 2001 and NYS Department of Health (DOH) asbestos accreditation in 2003. EEA was approved in 2005 by the Texas Department of State Health Services for mold training and has employed approved OSHA safety trainers since the OSHA safety training program began in the mid-1990s. EEA obtained State of Washington lead accreditation in 2007 and was accredited by NYS for Spanish asbestos training in 2009.

EEA was approved by the EPA for Lead Renovators training in July 2009 and can offer the course in-person, in both English and Spanish and online at www.environmentaleducation.com. In September 2015,

In September 2015, EEA became the first NYS DOL accredited training provider to offer the mold abatement worker, mold remediation contractor and mold assessor.

We are headquartered in the former Buffalo Police Precinct #13, built in 1896. EEA acquired the environmental certification training firm Envotech in Rochester, NY, in 2004 and opened the Syracuse location in 2007. The Brooklyn office was opened in 2008. Our offices in Brooklyn and Syracuse were closed in 2012. Our Manhattan location opened in 2017. In 2023, EEA acquired the assets of Hygiea Research & Training (HTR) and relocated to 335 Catherine St, where EEA offers training in partnership with Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC).

About Our Environmental Training Courses  

EEA offers over 50 accredited environmental and safety training courses in asbestos, lead, hazardous materials and mold. Each of our course accreditations are issued by a local, state or national government agency to meet regulatory requirements for personnel engaged in specific environmental investigation, management or clean-up activities. We also offer awareness or other required training that is based on agency regulations or guidance. EEA instructors are approved or individually accredited to provide training under our authority or as approved by a specific agency.

Asbestos Certification Courses

EEA is an asbestos training provider under New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH)accreditation through US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approval. Environmental Education Associates offers all of the New York State Department of Health asbestos training courses, including the asbestos worker, asbestos supervisor, asbestos project monitor, asbestos air sampling technician, asbestos inspector, asbestos manager planners, asbestos designer, asbestos operations and maintenance and asbestos allied trades. Environmental Education Associates offers each course in English and the asbestos worker course in English and Spanish.

Lead Certification Courses

Environmental Education Associates offers lead hazard control training under US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) accreditation, including the lead worker, lead supervisor, lead inspector, lead risk assessor, lead renovators initial, lead renovators Spanish, lead renovator online and lead wipe sampling technician courses. Environmental Education Associates also offers lead-safe work practices training to meet EPA requirements for non-certified workers and US Housing & Urban Development (HUD)requirements for those working in public and subsidized housing.

Our team also offers lead-in-construction and lead general industry training to satisfy US Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards. The State of Washington also approves Environmental Education Associates for the lead worker, lead supervisor, lead inspector and lead risk assessor certifications.

Mold Certification Courses

Environmental Education Associates is a mold training provider under the New York State Department of Labor for mold abatement workers, Mold remediation contractors and mold assessors.

Hazardous Material & OSHA Safety Courses

Our instructors are approved to offer the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 10-hour Construction Safety and 30-hour Construction Safety Training. Environmental Education Associates offers other safety training programs in Confined Space, Bloodborne Pathogens and other workplace safety topics.

Environmental Education Associates offers hazardous waste operations training to satisfy US Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requirements for the 40-hour General Site Worker, Hazardous Waste Site Supervisor, and 24-hour Site Technician.

We also offer topic-specific awareness of asbestos, lead, mold, and hazardous materials that can be tailored to the specific needs of our clientele.

Environmental Education Associates provides refreshers and/or recertifications for NYSDOH asbestos, EPA lead, Texas mold and HAZMAT.

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We look forward to continued success as the premier environmental training provider in New York.