Asbestos Awareness

This course is designed to ensure workers who work with or around asbestos products and asbestos containing products understand:

  • Hazards associated with asbestos
  • Routes of exposure
  • Where asbestos is typically found and how to identify potential asbestos containing materials (ACM)
  • How to report suspected exposure

Note: No safe work procedures are covered during this presentation. This is awareness presentation only.

Asbestos Resource

Duration: 2 hours
Method of Instruction: Classroom
Max Class Size: 12 Students
EOCP CEU's: 0.40

Call 250-751-4295 for further detail or questions.

NOTE: All courses can be tailored to include company specific information

Course Outline / Syllabus


  1. Responsibilities – Supervisor/ worker/ company
  2. Hazards of asbestos
  3. Characteristics of Asbestos
  4. Typical places to find asbestos (in industry and in the home)
  5. Exposure limit in BC
  6. Difference between Low/ Moderate and High-risk asbestos work
    1. Respirator differences
    2. Enclosure differences
    3. Decontamination differences
  7. How to control exposure to asbestos
  8. The need for asbestos exposure control plans and safe work procedures