Asbestos Awareness Course (Online)
The starting point in asbestos awareness, suitable for anyone who may encounter asbestos.
Asbestos is an extremely hazardous substance that can cause serious ill-health to anyone who disturbs or damages it. For this reason, all workers who may come across asbestos or asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) must be trained so that they can work safely. This includes work with potential ACMs, accidental discovery of asbestos, and accidental damage to asbestos and ACMs.
Who should take the course?
This asbestos awareness course provides a comprehensive introduction to the dangers of working with asbestos and helps employers to comply with the law by ensuring that their workers are appropriately trained in order to work safely.
What topics are covered on the course?
- What is asbestos?
- Brief history of asbestos
- Health effects
- Why was it used?
- Asbestos identification
- Emergencies, procedures and PPE/RPE
- Final Quiz
Each user requires an individual and unique email address.
Asbestos Aware was created by New Zealand based asbestos industry professionals. The team have a combined experience of over 40 years and qualifications that include the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) Asbestos Proficiency (P) Certificates from P401 to P405. The team hold current New Zealand Asbestos Assessor Licences.