Asbestos Awareness – Australia

Product Description

Identifying asbestos and managing risks

Asbestos remains present in many places

Although asbestos has been banned, it still may be present in many buildings, public areas and workplaces where it can still pose adverse health consequences. This course equips learners with the skills to identify asbestos-containing materials (ACM) by exploring the history of its use and its types. The course also outlines relevant asbestos regulations to increase awareness.

This informative, one module course is designed to give workers the skills for understanding, identifying, and managing asbestos in the workplace. It incorporates interactive elements to give staff a visual learning experience and a formal assessment to capture their understanding.

Employees and employers alike will learn that strong management of asbestos-containing materials is essential to preventing the adverse health effects of exposure. This course explores the history of asbestos, its types, and successive bans. Workers will learn about appropriate policies and procedures when dealing with asbestos in the workplace, pivotal to achieving the goal that all workplaces are free from asbestos.

This course covers

  • Introduction to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)
  • Health risks from exposure to asbestos fibres
  • Legal obligations relating to asbestos
  • Risk management approaches to asbestos
  • Controlling the risks
  • Emergency procedures when dealing with asbestos.

Who should do this training?


This course is designed for all employees, as any workplace could contain asbestos. Identifying and managing asbestos in the workplace protects an employee’s own health and safety and their co-workers’.


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Course Outline

Asbestos Awareness Training

  • Introduction to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)
  • Health risks from exposure to asbestos fibres
  • Legal obligations relating to asbestos
  • Risk management approaches to asbestos
  • Controlling the risks
  • Emergency procedures when dealing with asbestos.

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