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Asbestos Awareness

**This course is part of CORE Training Day 2.

Overview: For the Asbestos Awareness course, the minimum training elements that must be included:
  • The health effects associated with asbestos exposure

  • The relationship between smoking and exposure to asbestos producing lung cancer

  • The quantity, location, manner of use, release, and storage of asbestos, and the specific nature of operations which could result in exposure to asbestos

  • Engineering controls and work practices associated with the employee's job assignment

  • Procedures to protect employees from exposure to asbestos, such as work practices, emergency and clean-up procedures, and personal protective equipment to be used

  • The purpose, proper use, and limitations of respirators and protective clothing, if appropriate

  • The purpose and a description of the required medical surveillance program

  • The content of the standard (§1910.1001), including appendices

  • The names, addresses and phone numbers of public health organizations which provide information, materials, and/or conduct programs concerning smoking cessation

  • The requirements for posting signs and affixing labels and the meaning of the required legends for such signs and labels


Course Price: $82

Course Length: 2hrs CFR Reference: 29 CFR 1910.1001 (j)(7), 29 CFR 1926.1101 | Course Required By: OSHA

Course Objectives: Upon completion of the Asbestos Awareness course, the student will be familiar with:
  • Describe the health effects associated with asbestos exposure

  • Explain the relationship between smoking and exposure to asbestos in producing lung cancer

  • Explain the quantity, location, manner of use, release, and storage of asbestos, and the specific nature of the operations that could result in exposure to asbestos

  • Explain the engineering controls and work practices associated with the employee's job assignment

  • Explain the specific procedures implemented to protect employees from exposure to asbestos, such as appropriate work practices, emergency clean-up procedures, and PPE to be used

  • Explain the purpose and provide a description of worker protection programs
Prerequisite: None.

Written Exam: Written and hands-on competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

Retraining: Student is responsible for retraining every year.

To register, click the "Register Now!" button on the left. Questions? Contact us at training@acadian.com.


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