Asbestos-containing components can be found in dozens of places in building materials and the work environment
Time: 9 min.
- Potential hazards posed by asbestos-filled materials such as ceiling panels, insulation, and floor tiles
- Measures they can take to reduce their exposure
- Best safety practices when working near asbestos
- Abatement techniques
Complies with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.1001
Asbestos-containing components can be found in dozens of places in building materials and the work environment. So everyone who does building maintenance or inspection faces the possibility of asbestos exposure. They could be exposed by installation and maintenance of everything from HVAC systems to computer lines or plumbing; by fire safety inspections; by elevator inspection and repair; by resurfacing and painting; and many other functions.
You can minimize the exposure risks workers face, however, by using this video to train them to recognize and avoid the dangers of inhaling asbestos fibers.
Federal regulations require training of all employees who work with or near asbestos-containing material. This program takes viewers into the workplace for genuine examples.
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