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Asbestos Awareness Training Session


Many University buildings contain asbestos in different materials used in the buildings original construction. Asbestos presents a significant health hazard if inhaled or ingested. Exposure to Asbestos may create long term health effects. This session describes the health hazards and application of asbestos within the University setting. Hazard identification is also covered.

All employees should be familiar with the hazards of asbestos within their work area.


Learning Objectives

  • Properties of asbestos
  • Uses of asbestos
  • Health hazards of asbestos
  • Activities resulting in potential asbestos exposure
  • Asbestos regulations
  • Where to get help