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Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Awareness Training

METI’S Asbestos Awareness Training Course is designed for anyone who works around PACM (Presumed Asbestos Containing Material).

Many prime contractors look for workers who have an Asbestos Awareness Certificate!

Our Asbestos Awareness Training will give you the necessary background on working with the hazards that exist on sites that have asbestos present.

Our Asbestos Awareness 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.

After successfully completing this Asbestos Awareness Training Course, you should be able to:

  1. Identify products that may contain asbestos
  2. Recognize the properties of asbestos and asbestos containing material
  3. Identify the health effects of exposure to asbestos-containing material
  4. Respond 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. Feel free to have your prospective employer contact METI to confirm your Asbestos Awareness Training Certificate. Click here to visit our Asbestos Awareness Online Course.

We also offer Asbestos Abatement Training

2-day Type I/II Asbestos Abatement Training

This training prepares you to abate ACM in areas that are with or in proximity to non-friable ACM and for material that is not being cut, sanded, broken, drilled, ground down or otherwise fragmented along with work activities that do involve working with or in proximity to ACM that is being cut, sanded, drilled, broken, ground down or otherwise fragmented.

Train in procedures for PPE, wetting agents, glove bag use, high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) vacuums and filters, and disposal strategies.

3-day Type III Asbestos Abatement Training

This training prepares you to work with or in proximity to ACM if a high level of control is necessary to prevent worker exposure to airborne asbestos fibers. You will receive training in specific procedures and containment techniques to ensure the safety of workers and others who may be affected by activities.

Train in the practices of site preparation (enclosure and isolation of the work area and negative air units), entry/exiting the decontamination facility, removal, clean-up, and disposal of waste (dust-suppression techniques)

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