Asbestos Awareness – 1 Day

1-Day Course

Course Info

Who Should Attend Asbestos Abatement Contractors, Asbestos Abatement Workers, Supervisors, Maintenance & Custodial Employees or Supervisors, Building Owners and Operators, Engineers and Architects, Building Inspectors
Minimum Seat Pricing 10 Seat

About This Course

This course is designed for anyone involved with, working around or having the potential to be exposed to asbestos containing materials.

Course Outline:

  • History of Asbestos and Its Uses

(The Asbestos Family, Six Different Types of Asbestos, Common Uses)

  • Health Effects Associated with Asbestos Exposure (Introduction, Asbestos and Smoking, Asbestos Points of Entry, Respiratory Pathway, Asbestosis, Lung Cancer, Mesothelioma)
  • Personal Protection

(Introduction, Training Programs, Safe Working Practices, Air Purifying Respirators, Air Line Respirators, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus, Protection Factor (PF), Quantitative Fit Testing, Qualitative Fit Tests, Irritant Smoke Test, Odor Vapor Fit Test, Taste Fit Test, Respirator Programs

  • Industry Asbestos Regulations
  • Industry Standard Asbestos Removal Procedures

Upon completion of this course each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.