Canada - Asbestos Hazard Awareness

Learning objectives

  • Identify the properties and uses of asbestos
  • Recognize where asbestos may be found and how it may appear on a jobsite
  • Recall health effects of asbestos exposure over time
  • Identify how you can prevent workplace asbestos exposure

Course overview

This lesson will help employees increase hazard awareness and assess the risk for operations where there is any potential for exposure to asbestos and the risk of acquiring an asbestos-related disease. However, completing this lesson alone does not meet the intent of applicable regulations nor qualify a worker to collect samples or perform abatement activities.
  • 22 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English , French Canadian
Course Outline
  • What is Asbestos?
  • Workplace Asbestos Exposures
  • What Asbestos Can Do To Your Health
  • Protecting Yourself from Exposure
  • Canada Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Part 10 – Hazardous Substances, Division I – General: Sections 10.1 through 10.23
  • Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code, Alta Reg 191/2021, retrieved on 2022-05-02
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