Washington State University
Environmental Health & Safety General Asbestos Awareness: Online Training

Washington State Law

Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 296-62-07722
“Employee Information and Training”

(6) “The employer must also provide … an asbestos awareness training course to all employees … who work in buildings containing asbestos-containing materials,
which must, at a minimum, contain the following elements:

  • Health effects of asbestos,
  • Locations of ACM and PACM in the building/facility,
  • Recognition of ACM and PACM damage and deterioration,
  • Requirements in this standard relating to housekeeping, and
  • Proper response to fiber release episodes.
  • Each such employee must be so trained at least once a year.”

Note: The Washington Department of Labor and Industries (L&I) enforces these WACs.