FRG Corporation

Asbestos Awareness Training

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During this course, students will learn what asbestos is, the common types and uses of asbestos, and operations that may result in exposure. The health implications of asbestos exposure are covered in detail, including the relationship between asbestos and smoking to lung cancer. Students will become familiar with current regulations and exposure limits, medical surveillance requirements, and PPE and respiratory protection requirements. Asbestos Awareness Training is required annually for employees that may be exposed to asbestos in the work environment.

Expected Outcomes

  • Students will become familiar with asbestos types; uses and applications; health effects and medical surveillance requirements; current state and federal regulations as well as OSHA exposure limits, PPE and respiratory protection requirements.

Topics Covered

  • State and Federal Regulations
  • Asbestos regulations and exposure limits
  • Types and uses of asbestos
  • Health effects
  • Protective measures
  • Medical surveillance program

Implementation Mechanism

  • Training shall consist of a combination of formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, video presentation, written material), and evaluation of the student’s performance.

Client Supplied Items:

  • Client policies and procedures related to asbestos.
  • An outline of activities and locations in employee work areas where asbestos may be present.
  • Names of personnel responsible for site safety and health and the location of required Personal Protective Equipment.
  • DVD Player and corresponding viewing equipment
  • Estimated Time Required 2 hrs.
  • Requalification Period Annual
  • Pre-Requisites N/A
  • Minimum # Students 2
  • Maximum # Students 20
  • Additional Course Material N/A

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