Asbestos Awareness (SO1062)


To educate employees on asbestos so they can work safely and avoid asbestos exposures. 


30 minutes

Who should take this course?

All University of Waterloo employees.

Training content

After completing this training module, you will be able to:

  • Describe what asbestos is and its different forms.
  • Explain the properties, history, and uses of asbestos-containing materials.
  • Define and provide examples of friable and non-friable asbestos. 
  • Describe the health hazards caused by asbestos exposure.
  • Apply the knowledge acquired in this course to avoid asbestos exposure.
  • Identify which buildings on campus contain asbestos.