Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction

Level: Certificate
Duration: 2 Hours 0 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD315
CEUs:
$55.00

The Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction course from ClickSafety is a certificate-level online course designed specifically to meet the annual OSHA and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) regulatory requirements in one easy-to-digest course. Participants of the course will receive site-specific asbestos awareness information designed specifically for the construction industry.

The course focuses on areas in which asbestos-containing materials (ACM) or presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM) might be present. This asbestos awareness training is required upon initial assignment and is ideal for those who may come in contact with ACM or PACM but do not interact with such materials during their work activities (designated as Class IV operations).

NOTICE: Workers whose job functions may result in the interaction or disturbance of ACM or PACM must undergo additional training.

ClickSafety’s Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction online training course focuses primarily on the hazards associated with asbestos in the workplace. All those who conduct asbestos abatement operations, in most cases, must be licensed by a state or federal agency. As such, this course is designed to provide information from OSHA’s Safety and Health Topics – Asbestos, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as well as OSHA and state OSHA programs.

This course is designed to meet the annual regulatory requirements as set forth in OSHA (1926.1101). Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction and general overview of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Asbestos fibers
  • Asbestos exposure
  • ACM
  • ACM inspection
  • Health effects associated with asbestos
  • Laws and regulations governing asbestos
  • Avoiding exposure

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • EPA
  • OSHA
  • OSHA’s Safety and Health Topics – Asbestos

The Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction course from ClickSafety is a certificate-level online course designed to provide participants with asbestos training to satisfy necessary certification requirements. This course is designed for (but not limited to) the following positions:

  • Construction employees
  • Construction site supervisors

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

ClickSafety’s Advanced Asbestos Awareness for Construction online training provides detailed information regarding OSHA and the EPA’s specific requirements for those working around ACM or PACM. For those employees who may come into contact with ACM, this training is paramount for safety, health, and security. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Understand the general requirements for working in environments where ACM or PACM might be encountered
  • Be familiar with the rules and regulations governing asbestos exposure and abatement
  • Know the various ways to avoid exposure to ACM and/or PACM
  • Understand the health effects of working with and around asbestos
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