Asbestos Awareness Initial

2 hour
Course mode: 

This course describes what asbestos is, health effects of exposure to asbestos, how it may be encountered by UW personnel, work practices and procedures to prevent exposure, asbestos management at UW, and regulations and responsibilities.

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450/V, 206-543-6452/TTY, 206-685-7264 (FAX), or email Contact the EH&S Training team for all other accommodation requests.

Intended Audience 

Required for employees performing maintenance, such as custodians, who work in buildings with asbestos-containing material that could be disturbed or contacted during work. Asbestos Awareness Refresher is required every year after this course is completed.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201