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Asbestos Awareness – 2 Hour

Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used in a variety of building construction materials for insulation and as a fire retardant. Asbestos fibers may be released into the air by the disturbance of asbestos-containing material during product use, demolition work, building or home maintenance, repair, and remodeling.

Sub-Title:
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Asbestos standard includes 1910, 1926, and EPA requirements.

Government Regulations:
1910
1926

Who Needs this Training?
The employer must train each employee who is likely to be exposed more than a PEL, and each employee who performs class I through class IV asbestos operations.

Dangers of Remaining Uncertified:
By remaining uncertified workers increase their exposure to asbestos danger by being unaware of safety precautions.

Included Topics:
Introduction – 0:25
Topic 1: Introduction to Asbestos – 7:29
Topic 2: Hazards Associated with Asbestos – 7:19
Topic 3: Asbestos-Containing Materials – 11:36
Topic 4: Evaluation and Monitoring – 7:35
Topic 5: Medical Surveillance – 4:21
Topic 6: Asbestos Abatement – 10:24
Topic 7: Asbestos Safety Training – 4:57
Topic 8: Personal Protective Equipment – 24:08
Topic 9: Asbestos Work Considerations – 10:37
Summary – 0:55

Course Layout:
Course format consists of video instruction, intermediate quizzes, and Final Knowledge Check.

Course Duration:
A minimum of 2-hours is required to complete this course.

Recertification:
OSHA requires annual recertification for workers where occupational exposure takes place.

Certificate of Completion:
A completion certificate is available for printing immediately upon successfully finishing the course.

Language

English, Spanish