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Cal/OSHA Asbestos Awareness Training Course

Title 8 CCR, Section 1529, 5208, 8358 Online Training Certification

In order to ensure a safe work environment, every employee has a right to know about asbestos- containing materials that he or she might come into contact with in the workplace. This course presents an overview of asbestos and its associated hazards. The course will cover the health hazards of asbestos, responsibilities of employers and employees, and hazard controls outlined in California's Cal/OSHA regulations.

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$39.95 per student

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$32.95 per student

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$30.95 per student

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$29.95 per student

 
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Governing regulations.
This online California/OSHA Asbestos Awareness course is intended to provide workers and their employers with an introduction to Asbestos, its dangers, and California's Cal/OSHA Title 8 CCR, Section 1529, 5208, 8358 regulations. Additional training beyond the scope of this course is required for persons working with Asbestos that exceeds the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL), and for those involved in Class I, II, III, and IV removal.

Who must take this course?
Employers are responsible for training employees in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and any regulations applicable to their work environment. In particular, any employee who handles or uses harmful or toxic substances must be trained on safe handling and use of the materials.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

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.

Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a Cal/OSHA Regulations Asbestos Awareness Training printable certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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 then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

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

Click to Learn More Course format.

Our Cal/OSHA Asbestos Awareness Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check non-scored questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

Welcome to the California/OSHA Asbestos Awareness Safety Training Course. Asbestos can cause serious damage to a person's health, even if they feel fine after initial exposure. The scariest thing about asbestos exposure is that the fibers can remain virtually undetected in the body until a person is diagnosed with asbestosis, lung cancer, or even mesothelioma. In this course, we are going to focus on the hazards of asbestos exposure and what you can do to lessen your risk of exposure.

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Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Asbestos Awareness
    • What is Asbestos?
    • Types of Asbestos
    • What Happened to Asbestos?
    • Asbestos-related Diseases
    • Key Terms
    • Types of Asbestos Work
    • Injury and Fatality Statistics
    • Routes of Entry
    • Units of Concentration
  • Regulations
    • Federal OSHA Regulations and Standards
    • Additional Resources
    • California Regulations and Standards
    • Contractor Registration
    • Employee Responsibilities
    • Training
  • Hazard Awareness
    • Recognition of Health Hazards
    • Employee Exposure and Medical Records
    • Hazard Monitoring
    • Multi-employer Work Sites
  • Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
    • Hazard Classification
    • Health Hazard Classes
    • Labels
    • Safety Data Sheets
    • Hazard Communication Program
  • Exposure Controls
    • Engineering Controls
    • Glove Bags and Glove Box Systems
    • Administrative and Work Practice Controls
    • Personal Protective Equipment
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Selecting Respiratory Protection
    • Respirator Components
    • Types of Respirators
    • Respiratory Protection Program
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?
According to Title 8 CCR, Section 1529 and 5208 Asbestos.
Training shall be provided prior to or at the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter.
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