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OSHA Construction Asbestos Awareness

Online Training & Certification Course
29 CFR 1926.1101

This awareness and standards course covers requirements for regulating asbestos exposure in the construction industry. The focus of this course is to familiarize you the standard for safely working with materials that may contain asbestos.

Breathing asbestos fibers can cause asbestosis, a buildup of scar tissue in the lungs that can cause a loss of lung function, disability and death. Asbestos also causes lung cancer, mesothelioma, and other diseases as well.

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Governing regulations.
The use of Asbestos is highly regulated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and OSHA. This online course focuses on the Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry as described in OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.1101 and is intended to provide a general awareness of asbestos, the risks, and the regulations.

Who must take this course?
According to OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.1101(k)(9)(i): The employer shall train each employee who is likely to be exposed in excess of a PEL, and each employee who performs Class I through IV asbestos operations, in accordance with the requirements of this section.

Other Frequently Asked Questions

Click to Learn More How long is this 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 OSHA Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry 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 OSHA Asbestos Standard for the Construction Industry Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More Course synopsis.

This course is designed to assist employers and employees in understanding the standards set forth in 29 CFR § 1910.1101 relating to working with asbestos in the construction industry.

Click to Learn More Course topics.

Specific topics covered in this course include:

  • Course Introduction
  • Course Description
  • Course Approach
  • Course Layout
  • Introduction to Asbestos
  • Class I Asbestos Work
  • Class II Asbestos Work
  • Class III Asbestos Work
  • Class IV Asbestos Work
  • PEL (or Permissible Exposure Limit)
  • Training Requirements
  • Asbestos Exposure Assessment and Monitoring
  • Barriers and Signage
  • Methods of Compliance
  • HEPA-filter Dust Collection Systems
  • Enclosure or Isolation
  • Ventilation
  • Engineering and Work Practice Controls
  • Work Practices
  • Respirators
  • Protective Clothing
  • Glove Bag Systems
  • Decontamination
Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.1101(k)(9)(ii):

Training shall be provided prior to or at the time of initial assignment and at least annually thereafter.
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