Overview & Objectives
The Advanced Asbestos Awareness for General Industry safety course from Exceed Safety is an advanced-level course designed to meet the annual OSHA 1910.1001 and Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) regulatory requirements, as well as teach environmental standards and best management practices.
NOTICE: Included is the 2-hour time requirement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) engaged in custodial or maintenance work. Maintenance and custodia staff conducting activities that may result in the disturbance of asbestos-containing building material (ACBM) must receive an additional 14 hours of training.
Exceed Safety’s Advanced Asbestos Awareness for General Industry training addresses common hazards associated with asbestos. Participants can expect to learn essential information required to conduct asbestos abatement operations. Specific course topics include the following:
- Asbestos basics
- Types of asbestos
- Asbestos fibers
- Asbestos exposure
- Asbestos containing materials (ACM)
- ACM inspection
- Health effects
- Laws and regulations
- Avoiding exposure
Specific industry terms covered throughout the three courses include the following:
- Asbestos abatement
- Presumed asbestos containing materials (PACM)