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 training was informative and engaging! Thanks for making Health and Safety a surprisingly fun experience."
    - Tim G.

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 
Individual Price: $150 (**Minimum of 6 participants for this course to run**)
Do you prefer to hold this course at your location? Please contact us to request a quote.


Next Dates

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course – for information on this and other upcoming seminars please sign up for our “What’s New” emails.


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 

For information on in-house training options or for groups larger than 6, please contact us.

$150.00

There are currently no dates scheduled for this course.

Contact Us For Dates

For information on this and other upcoming seminars please sign up for our “What’s New” emails.


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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