Asbestos Hazard Awareness

½ day


Asbestos are a group of naturally-occuring minerals that were widely used in construction sectors, in products like cement, insulation, tiles, siding, pipes, and many others. Inhalation of asbestos fibres can cause cancer and other illnesses. This course will provide participants information on hazards associated with asbestos, how to identify locations where asbestos may be present, and legislation that deals with the classification of asbestos work.

Course Content

  • Types 1 and 2 Asbestos regulations
  • Health hazards and control measures
  • Asbestos location and identification in construction
This course does not qualify participants for Type 3 asbestos removal. Any worker or supervisor who performs Type 3 asbestos work must have successfully completed the Asbestos Abatement training program approved by the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD).


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