This program teaches participants how to identify locations where asbestos may be present and find sections of the asbestos regulation that deal with the classification of asbestos work.
Asbestos is classified by the Ministry of Labour as a “designated substance” with its own regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Regulation 278 is titled “Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations” and identifies hazard control and the procedures for safe use and handling.
All workers with the potential exposure to asbestos should attend this training. Any employee that may come into contact with Asbestos such as those who may be engaged in the maintenance or repair of buildings and/or plant. It is particularly important that any persons who have responsibility for controlling buildings receive training.
Upon completion of this course the trainee should be able to: