Asbestos Hazard Awareness

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Course Summary

Asbestos and asbestos-containing material (ACM) is a designated substance which poses long term health risks to workers when it is disturbed. Our course is designed for constructors, employers, supervisors and workers involved in building maintenance, repair, or alteration.
It is a requirement that all employees who perform work that could disturb asbestos be able to identify potential asbestos containing material, the health risks associated with exposure, and the necessary precautions to be taken when working around asbestos.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognize asbestos containing material (ACM)
  • Identify health risks
  • Explain requirements for type 1, 2 and 3 (glove bag procedures)
  • Explain personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Identify the need for decontamination and personal hygiene

Target Audience

This course has been designed for individuals likely to be exposed to asbestos containing materials.

Legislative Reference

O.Reg. 490/09 – Designated Substances
O.Reg. 278/05 – Designated Substance – Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations

Continuing Education Credits

HRPA has approved this course for CPD. Please contact us at 800.815.9980 to find out more.

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