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SP 220 - Asbestos Awareness
Course Description
Despite its limited use in recent decades, asbestos continues to remain a serious concern. Every day, millions of people spend time in homes, schools, and workplaces where asbestos-containing materials can still be found. In this course, we will explore the dangers associated with this widely-used substance, as well as the actions you can take to avoid potentially life-threatening exposures.
Course Objectives
After completing this course, you will be familiar with:
- Asbestos-related illnesses
- The types of products and materials containing asbestos
- When asbestos-containing materials become hazardous
- How to avoid asbestos exposures
Chapters and Pages
- Introduction
- What is Asbestos?
- Where is Asbestos Commonly Found?
- Health Risks
- Symptoms
- Asbestos-Related Diseases
- Taking Control
- When is Asbestos a Problem?
- Exposure Prevention
- Asbestos Inspections
- Asbestos Incidents
- Review
- Final Exam

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