Asbestos <1% and Lead Work Practices Initial

8 hours
Respirator approval: Medical clearance, respirator training, respirator fit test
Course mode: 
Instructor-led classroom

This course teaches procedures to reduce exposure to wallboard systems containing <1% asbestos and/or lead-containing materials during disturbance or cleanup. It covers types of regulated materials, health impacts, work practices, personal protective equipment, and waste disposal. This course addresses PCB regulations but not removal. Abatement or cleanup of other asbestos-containing materials is not included.

To schedule training, please email our training office.

Accommodations and language services 

The University of Washington is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodations to individuals who need them. 

  • To request a disability accommodation, please contact the UW Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 (V), 206-543-6452(TTY), or email at 

  • To request safety training in a language other than English, please contact EH&S training at and notify your supervisor. EH&S will work with you and your supervisor to arrange for interpretation or translation services. 

  • For other accommodation requests, please contact EH&S Training at  

Intended Audience 

Required for employees who perform maintenance and alterations work on building materials that contain lead or <1% asbestos in wallboard systems. The Asbestos <1% and Lead Work Practices Refresher course is required annually.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201