Asbestos Hazards Suite (IACET CEU=0.1)

Asbestos can be deadly without proper controls and release procedures. In this suite, you will learn how to identify and avoid asbestos as well as how to control your exposure to it. This suite is ideal for people who work in environments that contain or have the potential to contain asbestos as well as their supervisors.

Product Specifications

Course Duration: 58 Minutes

Course Objectives:

  • Recall the physical characteristics of asbestos; Recall what friable asbestos is and why it is dangerous; Recall the health effects of asbestos, including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma; Recognize presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM); Identify products and locations that may contain asbestos; Recognize types of asbestos; Recognize signs of damage and deterioration of PACM; Recall ways to determine if asbestos is present; Recall what signs and labels regarding asbestos mean; Recall the purpose of regulated asbestos areas; Recall how employers monitor for asbestos; Recall the dangers related to disturbing asbestos; Recall engineering and administrative controls to prevent generating, inhaling and ingesting asbestos fibers; Recall personal protective equipment (PPE) that provides protection from asbestos; Recall what to do when there are major and minor asbestos fiber releases; Recall first aid procedures for people exposed to asbestos

CEU Credits: 0.10