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Asbestos: New Spin on an Old Topic (CCL618D)

  • Product Format
    Pre Recorded Webinar
  • Presenter(s)
    Dr. Ryan Kuhn Ph.D
  • Conference Date
    Thu, June 7, 2018
  • Length
    90 minutes

How to Handle An Old Problem That Won’t Go Away

The federal government passed an asbestos ban in 1989, but that does not mean that the harmful product disappeared. Asbestos is still a serious threat to the health of workers and building occupants—and if you neglect asbestos regulations, you could face serious consequences. If you are in construction, education, housing or another related industry, you need to stay current on asbestos rules and how to properly protect your employees and residents.

Join environmental consultant Dr. Ryan Kuhn in this live webinar as he offers a fresh introduction to this old problem—as well as a current take on how to avoid common health & safety violations. Kuhn will explain what asbestos is and why it is still a concern, and he’ll run down asbestos regulations and how you could be affected. You’ll learn the types of civil and criminal prosecutions that can result from asbestos missteps, as well as what is considered a residential versus commercial property and why that matters when it comes to regulatory compliance.

After attending this audio event, you will know exactly which asbestos-related issues could land you in hot water—that is, you’ll understand the specific products included in the asbestos ban and which ones you are likely to encounter. You’ll also be equipped to address special situations concerning asbestos exposure. Decades after efforts got underway for a ban, asbestos is still a problem, and one you’re on the frontlines of addressing. So get suited up!


Session Highlights

Here is a taste of what you will uncover:

  • What is asbestos and why are we still talking about it?
  • A refresher on original asbestos regulations and their intent.
  • What products were included in the original asbestos ban.
  • Common violations—and how to avoid them.
  • Examples of criminal and civil prosecution due to violation of asbestos-related issues.
  • Special situations concerning asbestos exposure.
  • What is considered residential property and when it could be considered commercial?

Who Should Attend

  • Contractors
  • Subcontractors
  • Education facility directors
  • Property mangers
  • Commercial facility directors
  • Commercial property owners

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About the Presenter(s)


Dr. Ryan Kuhn, Ph.D., CIH is the vice-president and director of Industrial Hygiene Services for Dominion Environmental Consultants, Inc., a national environmental consulting firm.  Dr. Kuhn has performed hundreds ...More Info

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