Building the Future of B.C.’s Construction Industry

Kerry and Jordan talk about time-sensitive course and change coming to construction – WorkSafeBC has mandated Asbestos Abatement Certification by January 1st. To help get you ready, ICBA is offering four sessions to prepare you for the WorkSafeBC test.

Asbestos Abatement Certification: Level 1 – Foundational Awareness
WorkSafeBC Approved + 1 CCA Gold Seal Credit
Oct. 6, Nov. 17, Dec. 4 or Dec. 11 | Live Online
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All workers in British Columbia covered by the regulation must obtain their asbestos abatement certification by January 1, 2024, to continue working on any site where asbestos is present.

This course provides comprehensive knowledge about asbestos, its historical usage in various settings, and the hazards associated with different types of asbestos-containing materials (ACMs). Participants will gain an understanding of asbestos-related health risks, exposure routes, acceptable workplace practices, and the importance of health monitoring. Additionally, the course covers relevant regulations, roles, and responsibilities, and the principles of waste transportation and disposal related to asbestos.