Asbestos Awareness

This course is offered anywhere in Ontario
  • Language: English
  • Duration: 60 minutes

*Available in French

Asbestos’ high resistance to heat or fire has provided it with a history of many practical uses. The improper maintenance, removal or demolition of asbestos materials or products, though, can pose serious health problems. This course will enable participants to:

  • Have a better understanding of asbestos
  • Know the common types of asbestos
  • Understand the classifications of asbestos
  • Become familiar with the health risks of asbestos
  • Be aware of the exposure risks
  • Know common locations of asbestos
  • Understand the general concepts of Type 1, 2, and 3 asbestos operations
  • Be familiar with certain control measures
  • Understand the asbestos work report and worker’s registry, and
  • Be aware of asbestos surveys/inventory in the workplace

*See also Recognizing Asbestos Hazards