Asbestos Exposure Warning

Dangers of Asbestos in the Workplace: Are You Staying Safe?

Training Spotlight: Asbestos Safety


Are you taking the right safety precautions for asbestos? Working in the construction field, shipyards or in factories, you can face a higher risk of exposure to asbestos on the job. Exposure to asbestos in the workplace is the #1 cause of asbestos-related diseases, including cancers such as mesothelioma and asbestosis.

Get the training you need to stay safe on the job. Check out our workplace asbestos training now:


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In this module you’ll learn:

  • What asbestos is
  • How asbestos can be a health hazard
  • Federal asbestos regulations
  • What facilities are regulated under asbestos laws
  • Projects that may be affected by asbestos laws
  • Potential sources of asbestos during demolition and renovation
  • Who should know about asbestos management
  • What to do if you encounter asbestos while working
  • Examples of asbestos-containing materials (ACM)
  • What asbestos surveys entail
  • How to determine if purchased materials contain asbestos



Asbestos Management Training


In this 3 module training program, you’ll learn important safety topics such as:

  • Recognizing asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Where to find asbestos during construction activities
  • Health effects of asbestos exposure
  • Effects of smoking and asbestos exposure
  • Asbestos effects on the lungs
  • Asbestos Medical Surveillance Program
  • Building materials that may contain asbestos
  • Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Plan
  • Building management control options
  • Respirators
  • Other Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and protective control options
  • Decontamination area diagram and procedures
  • Decontamination hygiene facilities and hygiene practices
  • Procedures when dealing with asbestos
  • Basic asbestos cleanup
  • Asbestos waste disposal
  • Forms of air quality monitoring
  • Procedures for major and minor asbestos fiber releases
  • OSHA permissible exposure limits (PELs)
  • Asbestos OSHA training requirements
  • Asbestos EPA training requirements
  • The Asbestos Model Accreditation Plan (MAP) training requirements
  • Plus more