Asbestos Awareness in Construction FAQs

Course Overview
ClickSafety's Asbestos Awareness in Construction course, together with additional, "site-specific" information, was designed to meet the annual OSHA (1926.1101) and AHERA regulatory requirements in one easy to understand course. You will receive information about Asbestos Awareness in the Construction work environment. The course will focus on areas in which asbestos-containing and presumed asbestos-containing materials are present.

Asbestos awareness training is required upon initial assignment and annually for employees whose work activities may contact asbestos-containing materials (ACM) or presumed asbestos-containing materials (PACM), but do not disturb ACM or PACM during their work activities (Class IV operations).

Note: Workers who perform activities that will result in the disturbance of ACM must receive additional training.

Intended Audience
This online safety course is designed to provide you with asbestos training to satisfy certification requirements. It is intended for all personnel responsible for construction-related projects, including, but not limited to:

Construction Workers
Construction Site Supervisors
Learning Objectives
This Asbestos Awareness in Construction online training course focuses on the hazards associated with asbestos. It is important to know that workers who conduct asbestos abatement operations, in most cases, must be licensed by a State or Federal agency. This course provides information from OSHA’s Safety and Health Topics-Asbestos, EPA, OSHA, and state OSHA programs.

ClickSafety is a trusted provider of online safety training and this course was designed to meet the annual OSHA (1926.1101) and AHERA regulatory requirements.

Course Topics
Asbestos Basics
Types of Asbestos
Asbestos Fibers
Asbestos Exposure
Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)
ACM Inspection
Health Effects
Laws and Regulations
Avoiding Exposure
INDUSTRY TERMS

EPA
OSHA
Safety and Health Topics - Asbestos
Features and Benefits
ClickSafety’s Asbestos Awareness in Construction online training provides detailed information about OSHA and EPA specific requirements for working around ACM or PACM. Understanding Asbestos and knowing how to avoid exposure is critical for employees whose work activities may bring them into contact with Asbestos-containing materials. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

Understand general requirements for working in areas where ACM or PACM may be encountered
Be familiar with the rules and regulations surrounding asbestos exposure and abatement
Know the various ways to avoid exposure to asbestos-containing materials
Understand the health effects of working with asbestos