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Asbestos Awareness in Alberta

Course Type: Course
Course Length: 1 day
Province: AB
Location: Edmonton Office, Edmonton Office, Edmonton Office, Edmonton Office, Edmonton Office, Edmonton Office
Price: $225.00 per person (Every 5 people who attend this course from your organization, 1 person is free of charge)

This course is day 1 of our 2-day Alberta Asbestos Worker Certificate course.
If you would like to register for the 2-day course, please visit our Alberta Asbestos Worker Certificate course page.

Course Overview & Scope

Pinchin’s asbestos awareness course offers a thorough yet concise overview of asbestos uses, health hazards, and regulatory requirements. This course is designed for anyone who may encounter asbestos in the workplace or home, as well as those who are involved in health & safety or administer Asbestos Management Programs.

Important Note:

The scope of this course is awareness-level only, and does not provide sufficient training to perform work in a high risk containment. Please refer to the Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual for classifications of asbestos work operations or contact us if you need guidance.

Course Outline

In this course you will learn about:

  • Uses and common types of asbestos-containing materials (ACM) in buildings
  • Health effects of asbestos exposure
  • Legislation
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Air and Bulk Sampling
  • Other hazards associated with asbestos activities

Instructor Bio

Chris Taylor, EET, ROHT
Practice Lead, Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) & Indoor Hygiene

Chris Taylor is the Regional Practice Leader for Western Canada and NW Ontario in the Occupational Health & Safety (OHS) group. Chris has over 23 years of experience as both an occupational hygienist / safety consultant and in managing asbestos and lead remediation projects. Chris has conducted and managed over 3,800 projects, including numerous large scale / high profile projects such as landmark studies for silica for the Government of Alberta and wood dust and noise for the Alberta Forest Products Association. He was responsible for overall site safety oversight for the CN Wabamun oil spill clean-up project. Chris is also a former instructor in occupational hygiene at the University of Alberta’s Faculty of Extension, where he has taught for over 10 years.

Proof of Training

Upon completing this course, each participant is provided with a certificate as proof of the training.

Please note: Payment must be received and processed before a certificate is issued. Refer to our course payment policies for more details.

Jan 16, 2018 - Jan 16, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Feb 13, 2018 - Feb 13, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Mar 14, 2018 - Mar 14, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Apr 10, 2018 - Apr 10, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
May 15, 2018 - May 15, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Jun 12, 2018 - Jun 12, 2018
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Do you prefer to hold this course on-site at your location instead? Please contact us to request a quote.

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Continuing Education Points

This course is eligible for certification maintenance points from certain organizations listed on our Continuing Education Points page.  

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