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Asbestos Hazard Awareness

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the workplace conditions and health effects associated with asbestos exposure, including the relationship between smoking and exposure to asbestos in the development of lung disease.
  • Identify the control measures and appropriate actions to minimize the possibility of being exposed to or inhaling asbestos fibres.
  • Identify his/her rights and responsibilities when working with asbestos-containing materials

Available in English

20 minutes

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Health Effects
  • Exposure Control
  • Rights and Responsibilities
Regulations
  • Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Part 10 – Hazardous Substances, Division I – General: Sections 10.1 through 10.23
  • Canada Labor Code Part 2, Occupational Health and Safety
  • Workplace Hazardous Information System (WHIMS)
  • Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual, August 2011
  • Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1101