Unprotected exposure to asbestos at workplace can lead to serious health disorders. Hence employers must ensure that workers gain awareness on health risks involved in handling asbestos-containing materials. The course covers asbestos and the types of hazards, health impacts, preventive measures, hazard controls, prevailing safety regulations, Cal/OSHA compliance procedures, responsibilities of employees and employers and how to train workers on Asbestos risk prevention.
This online course on California/OSHA Asbestos Awareness is specially formulated for workers and employers to know about the health risks involved in asbestos exposure, how to protect workers from asbestos pollution and importance of following California’s Cal/OSHA Title 8 CCR, Section 1529, 5208, 8358 regulations. For people who are working in an environment where Asbestos level goes beyond the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) and also for those involved in Class I, II, III, and IV removal need to be trained.
California/OSHA Asbestos Awareness Safety Training Course focuses on training workers who are exposed to excessive quantity of Asbestos over a period of time and can get permanent health disorders and make them aware and self-compliant to safety regulations and safe work practices. Asbestos can damage workers’ health, even for a limited exposure. The worst part of asbestos exposure is that these dangerous fibers can remain in human body undetected before it develops into a full blown asbestosis, mesothelioma or lung cancer. In this safety training, students get a good overview of health impacts of asbestos, kinds of hazards and how to keep asbestos level within the permissible limits and ways to prevent over exposure to asbestos.
Who Must Take this Course?
Anyone who can be exposed to asbestos-filled environment can join this course. It is also the duty of the employers to make workers know about health impacts and importance of following safety regulations and practices. A safety course such as California/OSHA Asbestos Awareness will help existing workers and also new recruits to get fair idea about their work environment, how to prevent themselves from the bad impacts of asbestos, regulations and how to use protective equipment.
Our Cal/OSHA Asbestos Awareness Training has been made with an easy to comprehend content, well-explained graphics and audio clippings and good numbers of carefully selected questions for students to self-check their knowledge before the final exam.
We provide hard copy of completion certificate to every successful student and also a printable wallet card.
Continuing education credits?
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Asbestos Awareness
- What is Asbestos?
- Types of Asbestos
- What Happened to Asbestos?
- Asbestos-related Diseases
- Key Terms
- Types of Asbestos Work
- Injury and Fatality Statistics
- Routes of Entry
- Units of Concentration
- Federal OSHA Regulations and Standards
- Additional Resources
- California Regulations and Standards
- Contractor Registration
- Employee Responsibilities
- Hazard Awareness
- Recognition of Health Hazards
- Employee Exposure and Medical Records
- Hazard Monitoring
- Multi-employer Work Sites
- Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
- Hazard Classification
- Health Hazard Classes
- Safety Data Sheets
- Hazard Communication Program
- Exposure Controls
- Engineering Controls
- Glove Bags and Glove Box Systems
- Administrative and Work Practice Controls
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Respiratory Protection
- Selecting Respiratory Protection
- Respirator Components
- Types of Respirators
- Respiratory Protection Program
- Additional Resources