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Construction Asbestos Safety

Online Training Certification Course

29 CFR 1926.1101

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Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral used in products such as pipe insulation, floor tiles, and building materials. It is also found in vehicle brakes and clutches. Asbestos has been a popular construction material because it is low-cost, durable, and resistant to fire, heat, chemicals, and corrosion. For all of its benefits, however, asbestos handling poses numerous health hazards.

Workers exposed to asbestos are at a significant risk of serious health complications, such as lung cancer and mesothelioma, a deadly tumor of the lung or stomach. It is critical that workers receive safety training to understand asbestos exposure risks and how to prevent them.

This asbestos certification course covers the requirements for regulating asbestos exposure in the construction industry. The online training course content includes applicable regulations, risks, and key safety practices.

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This asbestos awareness training is designed for anyone who works in construction, especially in demolition or maintenance and repair roles. This asbestos certification online course may help prevent serious injury in the workplace and save lives.

This online certification course meets the requirements set forth by OSHA for asbestos safety training for construction personnel, including employees and site supervisors.

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Governing Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA, an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor, is charged with the enforcement of safety and health conditions of workers through the use of regulations published in the Code of Federal Regulations. OSHA standards are published in Title 29 of the Code of Federal Regulations. Part 1926 is reserved for construction industry standards. OSHA's asbestos standard can be found in 29 CFR 1926.1101 Subpart Z.

Both OSHA and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulate asbestos exposure. EPA regulations specify control measures and work practices to reduce the release of asbestos into the environment. The OSHA asbestos standard protects workers who handle materials that contain or may potentially contain asbestos.

What You'll Learn

  • Class I Asbestos Work
  • Class II Asbestos Work
  • Class III Asbestos Work
  • Class IV Asbestos Work
  • Permissible Exposure Limits
  • Competent Person
  • On-site Inspections
  • Training Program & Requirements
    Exposure Assessment and Monitoring
  • Initial Exposure Assessment
  • PEL (or Permissible Exposure Limit)
  • Employee Exposure Measurements
  • Exposure Monitoring
  • Affected Employees
  • Medical Surveillance Program
  • Medical Exams and Consultations
  • Maintain Employee Records
  • Regulated Areas
  • ACM Discovery Notification
  • Warning Signs and Labels
    Methods of Compliance
  • Exhaust ventilation equipped with HEPA-filter dust collection systems
  • Wet methods or Wetting Agents
  • Enclosure or Isolation of Processes Producing Asbestos Dust
  • Ventilation of the Regulated Area
  • Negative Pressure Enclosure Systems
  • Feasible Engineering and Work Practice Controls
    Work Practices
  • Respirators
  • Respiratory Program
  • Respirator Fit Test
  • Protective Clothing
  • Decontamination Area
  • Equipment Room
  • HEPA-filter Dust Collection Systems
  • Vinyl and Asphalt Flooring
    Additional Resources

It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.

We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course. Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity than you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Employers are responsible for training new personnel before assigning them to tasks that may expose them to hazards such as asbestos. Upon completion of initial safety training, asbestos awareness refresher courses must be provided at least annually.

This asbestos awareness certification meets these initial and recurring training requirements.

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Michael V Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Very informational.

Richard H Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Good, informative course

James M Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

I was glad to be able to go through the course material at a pace that was comfortable for my reading/comprehension speed. The material met my expectations for content.

Kellen G Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Great course!

Nathan B Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

This course is interesting and is very well put together.

Ian M Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Excellent course.

Richard P Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Great training and and informative information. thank you!

Regina M Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

This was great training, I learned a lot going through this course I wish I had done better on the exam but I will continue to study more.

Dylan L Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Thanks for good knowledge.

Herbert L Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Lots to pay attention to. The audio version is great.

Liliana C Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

I liked how there was practice tests after every lesson, they helped me with the final exam.

Miguelangel A Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

It was easy to follow and works great

Richard T Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Good course. Easy and quick.

Vance R Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Very good refresher. Thanks

Timothy A Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety


Clara W Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

It was very thorough.

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Construction Asbestos Safety


Hector T Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

It did take longer than 2 HRs but all in all, it was very informative.

Keith N Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

very informative

Dwight Q Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Informative. For me, good refresher course.

Keyon E Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

I feel as if The course was very challenging And informative! I Retained 98% of information.

Kaelyn B Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

This was a great training course.

Gabriel M Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Really good thanks.

James S Verified
Construction Asbestos Safety

Was a thorough class and easy to follow.



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