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Program Description

All workers, including construction tradespeople, who perform Type 3 asbestos work as defined in Regulation 278/05 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act must successfully complete the in-school training component of the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development approved Asbestos Abatement Worker (AAW) training program. The participant will not be permitted to participate in the course if they do not bring the noted personal protective equipment and tools.


Program Content

This IHSA course covers the mandatory in-school component of the program. Upon completion of the course, workers will be able to write the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development Asbestos Abatement Worker test administered by an Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development recognized test administrator.


Who Should Attend?

Asbestos removal workers.

Requirements to Facilitate This Course at Your Facility
  • A training venue suitable as a classroom and a 20' X 20' space to conduct the practical.
  • Negative air unit with matching duct and clamp, 1 HEPA vacuum, 1 Manometer.
  • Each participant to be supplied 1 Tyvek suit, and 1 full face piece respirators with P100 cartridges.

Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.

Did You Know?

People who enter a Type 3 work area but do not perform Type 3 work are not required to complete the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development-approved Asbestos Abatement Program, but employers are required by the Ministry of Labour to provide such individuals with asbestos hazard awareness training.

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Program Duration
3 Days
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Please note that we no longer offer this training course at our facility. To inquire about possible dates and enrollment for this course, please contact our Customer Service Department at 1-800-263-5024 to arrange training at your facility.

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