Asbestos Hazard Awareness Overview

Course Outline




English, Spanish

8 min

Training Shorts

Learning Objectives

  • Explain what asbestos is

  • Give examples of how asbestos might appear at work

  • Identify health effects of asbestos exposure

  • Identify ways to prevent exposure to asbestos on the job

  • Explain what to do if they are exposed to asbestos

Lesson Description

The goal of this lesson is to give an overview of asbestos hazards to help minimize employee exposure and risk of acquiring an asbestos-related disease, which therefore contributes to employee workplace safety. Completion of this lesson alone does not meet the intent of applicable regulations nor qualify a worker to collect samples or or perform abatement activities.

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