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Asbestos Awareness Initial

The Asbestos Awareness Initial training course provides basic information on working with or around asbestos. This course is required by OSHA and AHERA for employees who are likely to be exposed to asbestos or for all employees who perform asbestos work. Information covered includes:

  • Methods of recognizing asbestos
  • Health effects associated with asbestos exposure
  • Relationship between smoking and asbestos in producing lung cancer
  • The nature of operations that could result in exposure to asbestos
  • Engineering and work practice controls
  • Housekeeping, decontamination, emergency and waste disposal procedures
  • Respiratory protection and medical surveillance requirements


Course Length: 2 Hours

Prerequisites: None