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Asbestos Types 1 & 2 Worker Training

Course Type: Course
Course Length: 1 day
Price: 625.00

Course Overview and Scope

This course is intended for those who will perform Type 1 and/or Type 2 asbestos work operations. Please note: the scope of this course is not sufficient for performing Type 3 asbestos work. Please refer to Section 12 of Ontario Regulation 278/05 for the specific classifications of asbestos work operations or contact us if you require guidance.

This course meets the training requirements under Section 19 of Ontario Regulation 278/05 for performing Types 1 and 2 asbestos work.

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
  • Ministry of Labour Regulation 278/05
    • Owner and contractor responsibilities
    • Classification of Asbestos Operations
    • Measures and procedures for Types 1 and 2 Asbestos Operations
    • Personal hygiene and personal protective equipment for Types 1 & 2 Asbestos Operations (including training on respirator use & care)
  • Regulatory requirements for asbestos waste transportation and disposal

This course also includes:

  • Various demonstration items, including asbestos material samples and equipment used in Types 1&2 asbestos work
  • A “hands-on” practical exercise: construction of a Type 2 enclosure
  • A half-face respirator and respirator fit testing for each participant

Important: In order to be provided with and fit tested for a respirator, an individual must be clean-shaven where the respirator seals to the face (this includes no beard, goatee, or significant stubble).

Instructor Bio

Paul Bliss, CCMI, CHSO
Project Manager, Hazardous Materials

Paul Bliss is a Project Manager with the Hazardous Materials Group at Pinchin Ltd. Paul is a health and safety professional with over 15 years’ of experience in the asbestos industry and holds both 253W & 253S MTCU certificates. He is also a Certified Commercial Mould Inspector with the Professional Mould Inspection Institute and has achieved the designation of Construction Health and Safety Officer with the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association.

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.

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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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