The purpose of this online Asbestos Awareness (Three-Part) course, taken in its entirety, is to provide Class III and Class IV asbestos workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify asbestos hazards, as well as to prevent and control asbestos exposure.
The purpose of this online Asbestos Awareness (Three-Part) course, taken in its entirety, is to provide Class III and Class IV asbestos workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify asbestos hazards, prevent, and control asbestos exposure.
After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the hazards of asbestos, the nature of operations that could result in exposure to asbestos, and the importance of necessary protective controls, including work practices, engineering controls, and respiratory protection, to minimize exposure.
Asbestos Awareness - Part 1
Where asbestos is commonly found
Operations that could result in asbestos exposure
Potential health effects of exposure to asbestos
Common precautions and work practices to avoid exposure
Asbestos Awareness Part 2 - Asbestos Control Measures
Exposure limits for asbestos
Monitoring and medical surveillance
Proper engineering controls and work practices to reduce asbestos exposure
Personal protective equipment
Response procedures for asbestos releases
Asbestos Awareness Part 3 - Respiratory Protection
Basic requirements of the Respiratory Protection Standard Capabilities and limitations of SCBA, airline, and air-purifying respirators
Proper maintenance practices for respirators, including inspecting, cleaning, and storing respirators
Signs of respirator failure
This course takes approximately 295 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.