Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

This is an IHSA awareness course

This program teaches participants how to identify locations where asbestos may be present and find sections of the asbestos regulation that deal with the classification of asbestos work.

The program involves a slide presentation and video review. Each participant will complete classroom exercises and reviews. Full attendance is mandatory.


Program Content

  • Asbestos uses and locations in construction
  • Health hazards and controls
  • Legislative requirements

Who Should Attend?

All workers on projects where asbestos may be present.



There are no prerequisites for this course.


Personal Protective Equipment / What to Bring

Participants must wear appropriate clothing.


Learning Evaluation

The instructor will administer a two-part learning evaluation process.

The participant must meet both of the following evaluation requirements in order to obtain a certificate of completion for this program:

  • Participants completing program worksheets
  • Participants completing the written multiple-choice test (there is no pass/fail criteria assigned to this program)

A record of completion will be provided to successful participants.


Participant Course Evaluation

At the end of the training, participants will have the opportunity to evaluate and provide comments about the training they received.


Did You Know?

This course does not qualify participants for Type 3 asbestos removal. Every worker and supervisor involved in Type 3 operations must successfully complete the Asbestos Abatement Training Program approved by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (see Asbestos Abatement Supervisor or Asbestos Abatement Worker).


Registration fees for IHSA’s in-class training courses will be increasing. If you are registering for a course scheduled to take place prior to March 31, 2024, the price is unchanged. If you are registering for a course scheduled for April 1, 2024 or later, the price will be higher. Please see the tables below for more information.

Sessions After April 1, 2024

The new pricing listed below will come into effect on April 1st 2024

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
1/2 Day
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee

Session Details

From: May 02, 2024 - To: Jun 27, 2024
City: Any
Region: Any

E108685Asbestos Work in Construction Hazard Awareness5/2/2024 8:00:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register
E105446Asbestos Work in Construction Hazard Awareness5/9/2024 8:00:00 AMThunder BayIHSA Training Centre - Thunder Bay Register
E108621Asbestos Work in Construction Hazard Awareness5/29/2024 8:00:00 AMWaterlooKnights of Columbus - Waterloo Register
E109619Asbestos Work in Construction Hazard Awareness6/3/2024 8:00:00 AMKingstonKingston Construction Association Register
E107458Asbestos Work in Construction Hazard Awareness6/27/2024 8:00:00 AMWindsorThe Safety Village - Windsor Register