Welcome to Old Dominion Environmental Services (ODES). ODES is an EPA accredited training provider, specializing in asbestos and lead-based paint certification. ODES is located in Midlothian, VA (greater Richmond area) and was established in 1995. While most of our training is conducted at our Midlothian, VA facility, we are able to hold any of these courses at your facility if desired.

ODES also provides a full range of environmental and occupational safety and health consulting services, specializing in environmental and public health issues. ODES is comprised of staff and contract environmental scientists, industrial hygienists, geologists and engineers. We maintain professional accreditation in all areas necessary to provide our clients with quality, responsive services.

You can use the links above to look at our course schedule, register on-line for courses, or learn more about ODES and our services.


Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint training classes are now held by FRANCE ENVIRONMENTAL (www.franceenv.com) at the former ODES Midlothian, VA location.

France Environmental is an EPA accredited provider of lead-based paint and asbestos training courses. All of our courses are also approved by the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR).

In order to sign up for Asbestos and Lead-Based Paint training courses use the pages below “Training” in the menu bar above.┬áThe links below also direct to the training pages.

Asbestos Training

Lead-Based Paint Training

Classes begin at 8:00 AM. Classes can be tailored for specific needs and conducted at your facility. Please call us for details and directions.