3-hr Virtual Seminar - OSHA Asbestos and Mold Awareness: All-in-One Session

Instructor: Jonathan Klane
Product ID: 702197
  • Duration: 3 hrs

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This 3-hr virtual seminar - OSHA Asbestos and Mold Awareness - will cover OSHA's regulations on Asbestos and specific guidelines and general regulations on Mold.

Why Should You Attend:

Asbestos is one of the most highly regulated substances, and for good reasons as it’s a potent carcinogen with no known safe exposure. Of all of the toxic and hazardous substances it could have regulated, OSHA chose to regulate Asbestos first.

Mold, on the other hand, is an even more ubiquitous contaminant in buildings, yet OSHA has not even attempted any regulations specific to it. Instead, they have a set of guidelines as well as several general regulations that all apply.

In this 3-hour session we will cover the required elements of the 2-hour awareness training OSHA requires for Asbestos, as well as the OSHA Mold guidelines and many of their applicable regulations.

Learning Objectives:

At the end of the training, learners should be able to:

  • Describe what Asbestos is and its various forms.
  • Explain the adverse health effects of asbestos.
  • List the different steps to avoid exposures to Asbestos.
  • Delineate the general OSHA requirements for Asbestos.
  • List the various OSHA regulations that apply to Mold.
  • Describe the recommendations of OSHA in their Mold Guidelines.

Areas Covered in the Seminar:

  • What is Asbestos?
  • What types of Asbestos are there?
  • What was Asbestos used for?
  • What is “friable”?
  • How can one avoid exposures?
  • What are the general OSHA requirements?
  • What is Mold?
  • Why is it a problem?
  • What sorts of health effects are there?
  • What OSHA regulations apply to Mold?
  • What does OSHA recommend for work with Mold?

Free Handouts:

In addition to the PowerPoint handouts for both Asbestos and Mold, attendees will also get several documents including:

  • A set of FAQs on Asbestos.
  • An outline of the OSHA Asbestos Regulations.
  • A link to OSHA's Mold Guidelines.
  • Links to other Mold Guidelines.

Who Will Benefit:

The following personnel from any industry will benefit:

  • OHS/EHS professionals
  • Industrial/occupational hygienists
  • Occupational medicine professionals
  • Human Resources (HR) professionals
  • Managers and management of the above areas
  • Workers who may have to work with or around Asbestos or Mold

Instructor Profile:

Jonathan Klane, M.S.Ed., CIH, CHMM, CET owns Klane’s Education Information Training Hub, LLC SM (KEITH SM) and has 24 years of experience providing health, safety, training, wellness, and other business consulting services. He is also an adjunct faculty member at Thomas College in their Graduate Program teaching management level courses in:

  • Health, Safety, and Security
  • Environmental Risk Assessment & Management
  • Business Management and Policy
  • Organizational Theory & Behavior
  • Conflict Management & Resolution
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Risk Management for the 21st Century
  • Wellness, and
  • Train-the-Trainer

He has presented and/or taught over 100 times at national and regional conferences across North America and has authored a book, several textbook chapters, many articles, and developed and presented many on-line Webinars on Training, Wellness, and Health and Safety topics and has been interviewed for multiple articles.

He lives in Fairfield, Maine and is a former “back-of-the-pack”, amateur triathlete and marathoner.

Topic Background:

Asbestos is a very toxic substance. OSHA has regulations on asbestos for both construction and general industry. These regulations are comprehensive with many requirements.

OSHA doesn’t have a regulation specific to mold. They do have a set of guidelines and they do have many regulations that apply to mold (as well as to other substances) including:

  • 1910.94 and 1926.57 – Ventilation
  • 1910. 132 and 1926.95 – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • 1910.134 and 1926.103 – Respiratory Protection
  • 1910.141 and 1926.51 – Sanitation (Personal Hygiene)
  • 1910.145    Specifications for Accident Prevention and Warning Signs
  • 1910.1020 and 1926.33 – Access to Employee Exposure and Medical Records
  • 1910.1200 and 1926.59 – Hazard Communication
  • 1926.20 – General Safety and Health (OSHA “Competent Person” On-site)
  • 1926.21 – Safety training and education

Having a working understanding of the above can be extremely helpful to anyone needing to work with either of these materials.

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