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Asbestos Awareness Training and Safety Consulting

Hard Hat Training courses meet all training requirements set by OSHA and Canada.


We Offer Three Different Types of Asbestos Safety Trainings

Our regulation-aligned Asbestos certification courses are updated to reflect the most recent changes made to safety standards. Whether you want a certification in as little as two hours, or a more robust training, we can help! We offer online trainings that can be completed in a day, DIY training kits that provide training materials, Train the Trainer certifications that certify individuals to train others and provide training materials, or onsite training. No matter what you choose, we can get you what you want, at a price you can afford.

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Online Training

Online training is for those who prefer self-paced training from any location and/or for employers who need to assign and monitor employee training progress and exam scores.

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Training Kits

The training kit is for those who want the freedom of doing the training themselves. It is an PowerPoint Presentation (PPT) that you can present yourself to a group of trainees.

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Train the Trainer

Train the Trainer courses are online and meant to certify a individual to use the training kit to train others. Training kit and materials are included with the Train the Trainer online course for no additional cost.

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What’s in the Asbestos Training Course?

Our Asbestos Awareness Safety Training course is regulation aligned, and our online version fulfills classroom training requirements. Each class contains sections on exposure and diseases, identification, safe work practices, PPE, and more.

This presentation includes intermittent practice quiz questions to prepare for the final written exam included with the course. In addition to the written exam, this course also includes a checklist for employers to use when administering a practical exam as required.

Though you will still need to familiarize yourself with all other applicable federal, state, provincial, territorial, and local standards, this training encompasses the following standards:


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For most courses, we offer OSHA trainings in English and Spanish, CAL/OSHA trainings in English, and Canada trainings in English. See all of our options!

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Asbestos Certification Standards

U.S. Standards

  • 29 CFR 1910.1001 – Asbestos in General industry
  • 29 CFR 1926.1101 – Asbestos in Construction
  • CAL/OSHA Requirements

  • 1529.Asbestos in Construction
  • 5208. Asbestos in General industry
  • 5208.(j)7(A): The employer shall institute a training program for all employees who are exposed to airborne concentrations of asbestos at or above the PEL and/or excursion limit and ensure their participation in the program.
  • Canada Standards

  • B.C. – Workplace B.C. Safe Work Practices for Handling Asbestos
  • Manitoba – Safe Work Manitoba
  • New Brunswick – Occupational Heath and Safety Act
  • Ontario – Ministry of Labor Ontario
  • Quebec – Legis Quebec Ch. 2.1, r. 13
  • Alberta – Alberta Labour OHS Regulations

    Train the Trainer Certification

    The Train the Trainer option is used to certify a trainer to teach others using the included training kit. It incorporates the online course with an additional train the trainer module, as well as the training kit. This option results in an regulation-aligned lifetime trainer certification from Hard Hat Training. This certification is not company-specific, meaning you can take it with you should you change employers.

    Why Do I Need INSERT NAME Safety Training?

    In line with regulations, anyone who works around asbestos must receive training prior to working on their own. Requirements for refresher training related to forklifts or other processes are very specific. Most other equipment doesn’t have such specific requirements, but it’s wise to follow the same guidelines.

    When it comes to refresher training, the standards in some instances (like forklifts) are very specific: operators must be re-evaluated every three years to see if they are still competent to operate the equipment. Best practices say to apply this same rule to all types of equipment. A so-called “free-pass” cannot be awarded based on experience, age, or time on the job. The extent of the evaluation is to be determined by the employer, but should include a written and practical examination that proves continued competency.

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    Did You Know?

    Malignant mesothelioma has been linked to inhalation exposure to asbestos.

    The latency period for malignant mesothelioma is generally 20 to 40 years.

    From 1999-2015, there have been 45,221 deaths in the United States linked to malignant mesothelioma. (Source: CDC).


    Frequently Asked Questions

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    What is asbestos used for?

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    In past centuries, asbestos was used to make pottery and fireproof fabrics. More recently, asbestos has been incorporated into many building materials, including shingles, tiles, and insulation. It is also used in textiles, automotive parts, and sound-absorbing panels.

    What is asbestos?

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    Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral with fibrous crystals that is found in rocks and soil. There are six different types. Asbestos is flexible and heat resistant.

    Is asbestos dangerous?

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    Yes. If the jagged, microscopic fibers are inhaled, they can cause asbestosis, lung cancer, and many other health problems.

    Is asbestos banned in the United States?

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    No. Although over 50 other nations have banned the use of asbestos, it is still legal in the United States.


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    For most courses, we offer OSHA trainings in English and Spanish, CAL/OSHA trainings in English, and Canada trainings in English. See all of our options!

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