Asbestos General Awareness - Online

15 minutes
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This online course will provide general asbestos information, including the health effects of asbestos, building materials that contain asbestos, how to recognize damaged asbestos, what to do if you encounter damaged building materials and whom to contact for assistance.

Note: Course will open in its own window to play the video. At the end of the video, close the window to return to where you can print a certificate. This revision does not have an exam at the end.

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 

All paid UW personnel.


EH&S Training Contact

(206) 543-7201