Asbestos Awareness

WSG’s half-day asbestos awareness course offers a comprehensive overview of asbestos uses, health hazards, and regulatory requirements.

Who Should Take This Course?

This course is designed for anyone who may encounter asbestos in the workplace or home, as well as anyone involved in health & safety or who administers Asbestos Management Programs.

What Our Participants Are Saying

  • “The staff at Workplace Safety group are very professional and make the training process user friendly which for a large organization benefited us tremendously.”
    - Barry L. | Niagara Falls

Course Overview

WSG’s half-day asbestos awareness course offers a comprehensive overview of asbestos uses, health hazards, and regulatory requirements. Each Participant Is provided a Participant’s Manual.Upon completion, each participant receives a SafeWork Academy Certificate for personal and company records.

Important Note:
The scope of this course is awareness-level only, and does not provide training to perform any type of asbestos work. Asbestos work includes even minor tasks, such as making small cuts in drywall or plaster finishes, or accessing ceiling spaces where asbestos may be present.

Please refer to Section 12 of Ontario Regulation 278/05 for classifications of asbestos work operations or contact us if you need guidance.

Course Details

Length: ½ Day 
Price: on-site training only - Quotation available on request

WSG has the right training solution for you, For information on in-house training for groups larger than 6, please call us Toll Free at 1-866.347.7707 for an estimate. One of our safety associates will help you with the right selection for your needs.

Course Content

Content reviewed throughout the course includes:

  • Uses & Common Types of Asbestos-containing Materials (ACM) in Buildings
  • Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure
  • Ministry of Labour – Ontario Regulation 278/05
  • Owner & Contractor Responsibilities Under Ontario Regulation 278/05
  • Classification of Asbestos Work & A Brief Review of Differences in Procedures
  • Understanding a Typical Asbestos Survey Report Using a Sample Document
Workplace Safety - Asbestos Awareness 


Contact us for Details and/or Pricing

For on site training pricing on this product, additional compliance training programs, or consulting services, feel free to contact us Toll Free 1.866.347.7707

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all cancellations.

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