Asbestos Awareness – OSHA Standards
29 CFR 1910.1001
No prerequisites are required to sit this course.
LO1: Describe the nature and properties of asbestos and its effects on health
LO2: List the types of asbestos and explain where asbestos and ACMs can be typically found
LO3: Describe how to avoid the risks from asbestos
LO4: Explain where to obtain information on asbestos prior to commencing work
LO5: Explain what to do if suspicious materials are found
LO6: Describe appropriate workplace precautions, including the risk assessment process, with regards to the risks of asbestos
LO7: Explain how to undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to yourselves or others
LO8: List procedures to be followed when coming into unintentional contact with ACMs and the appropriate emergency arrangements
This is an awareness course, suitable for all employees This is an awareness course, suitable for all employees working in hazardous industries. Candidates will learn about what asbestos is and why it is dangerous, as well as where it can be found and what to do should any suspicious materials be found on site.
Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard/procedure/condition or piece of equipment is Employers should provide additional training when a new hazard, procedure, condition or piece of equipment is introduced into the workplace or unscheduled refresher training is recommended as directed to address inadequacies in knowledge and to address unsafe acts or deviations from procedures.
The assessment is taken during the course and is within the expected duration.