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Asbestos (General) E-learning Course

Description

This 1 hour online Asbestos course for general industry teaches employees the basics of how to protect themselves from an asbestos hazard.

An estimated 1.3 million employees face significant asbestos exposure on the job. Heaviest exposures occur in the construction industry, particularly during the removal of asbestos during renovation or demolition. Employees are also likely to be exposed during the manufacture of asbestos products (such as textiles, friction products, insulation, and other building materials), during automotive brake and clutch repair work, or while working in older buildings.

Objectives

On successful completion of this online Asbestos course for general industry, you will be able to:

  • Describe asbestos, its uses, and areas where you could encounter asbestos fibers
  • Identify the dangers and diseases related to asbestos exposure
  • List five components of the OSHA asbestos regulation you will need to know in your job
  • Identify the general requirements for Personal Protective Equipment, including respirator use in areas where asbestos is present
  • Identify work practices that reduce the potential for employee exposure to asbestos
  • Explain the Methods of Compliance requirements under the Asbestos Standard.

Agenda

During this online training course students will cover the following topics:

  • OSHA Standard
  • Types of asbestos
  • Health hazards associated with asbestos
  • PPE
  • Monitoring and control measures
  • Methods of compliance

Assessment

During this online training course students will cover the following topics:

  • OSHA Standard
  • Types of asbestos
  • Health hazards associated with asbestos
  • PPE
  • Monitoring and control measures
  • Methods of compliance

Who Should Attend

This course is intended for any employees potentially exposed to asbestos-containing material.

Asbestos (General) E-learning Course

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