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Asbestos Awareness Training - Online Training Course

Course Overview

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  • Overview

    Asbestos is a known human carcinogen. Exposure to it can cause very serious health conditions that can lead to disability and, in some cases, death. Therefore, it is extremely important to monitor and reduce workers' exposure.

    This course is designed to help learners understand the basics of asbestos and how to minimize exposure and keep themselves safe.

    • The online asbestos training course covers the following topics:
      • Asbestos Basics
        • What is it?
        • Exposure Routes
        • Smoking & Asbestos
        • Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure
      • Minimizing Exposure
        • Measuring it
        • Monitoring it
        • Hazard Communication
        • Protective Clothing & Equipment
        • Engineering & Work Practice Controls
      • Additional Exposure Requirements
        • Training Requirements
        • Medical Exam Requirements
        • Recordkeeping Requirements
        • Written Compliance Program
        • Job-Specific Requirements
    • After completing this course, learners will be able to:
      • Describe what asbestos is, how they can become exposed, and the potential results of exposure
      • Identify ways to help minimize exposure
      • Explain additional requirements for when they are exposed to it in the workplace
    • Intended Audience: Any employee in general industry who may be exposed to asbestos
    • Regs Covered: 29 CFR 1910.1001
    • Length: 30 minutes
    • Copyright Date: 2017

    System Req.

    This course can be completed using a tablet device, such as an iPad or Android tablet. We do not recommend nor support using a mobile device with a screen size of less than seven inches, such as a smart phone.

    To ensure full course functionality, your computer will need to meet or exceed the following requirements:

    • Windows XP operating system, or later
    • 128 MB of RAM
    • Speakers or headphones, soundcard or on-board audio source
    • Video card and monitor capable of a resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels
    • Internet Explorer 8.0 and higher for PC / Mozilla Firefox 19 and higher for PC / Google Chrome 25 or higher for PC. If using a Mac desktop or laptop, Safari, Chrome and Firefox typically work, however it is advised you install the latest version of those browsers as well as the latest version of Flash. 
      • Pop-up blockers must be disabled
      • JavaScript must be enabled
      • Flash Player 10, however the latest version is STRONGLY RECOMMENDED
      • Cookies must be allowed
    • Adobe Acrobat Reader 7.0 or higher
    • Minimum bandwidth availability of 1.5 Mbps. 3.0 Mbps or higher recommended.