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METI’S Asbestos Awareness Training Course is designed for anyone who renovates or demolishes structures built before 1980.
These older buildings contain PACM (Presumed Asbestos Containing Material), so this Asbestos Awareness course is designed with you in mind. Many prime contractors look for workers who have an Asbestos Awareness Certificate.
Our Course provides training on what asbestos is, the major groups of asbestos, the types of asbestos used throughout the construction and manufacturing industries, the conditions under which asbestos becomes hazardous, health effects of exposure to asbestos and locating Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) in homes and structures.
Training will give you the necessary background on working with the hazards that exist on sites that have asbestos present.
After successfully completing this Asbestos Awareness Training Course, you should be able to identify products that may contain asbestos, recognize the properties of asbestos and asbestos containing material, identify the health effects of exposure to asbestos-containing material and appropriately react when identifying around asbestos-containing material.
Asbestos Awareness Training Key Benefits
Our Asbestos Awareness certification provides you with the training industry is looking for:
- Instruction from industry-experienced and certified instructor
- Identifying asbestos containing material
- Two Major Groups of Asbestos; friable and non-friable
- Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) and Presumed Asbestos Containing Material (PACM)
- Common Uses of Asbestos
- Types of Asbestos; Chrysotile Asbestos, Amosite Asbestos and Crocidolite Asbestos
- Health effects of exposure to asbestos containing material
- Experiencing Asbestos-Related Diseases
Your Asbestos Awareness Training Ticket/Certificate
Upon completion of this training, you will receive a wallet-size Ticket/Certificate that will show prospective employers that you have the right credentials.
We keep your records on file permanently. Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your Asbestos Awareness Training Certificate.