Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral fiber. Many building material products used asbestos for its strength and ability to resist heat and corrosion before discovering its dangerous health effects. The naked eye cannot see individual asbestos fibers, which puts workers at an increased risk.
Asbestos in healthcare is not a recent issue. For as long as we have identified asbestos as a problem, organizations have spent money to remove it or manage its risk in hospitals and other healthcare premises.
This course takes an in-depth look at asbestos and how hospital workers become exposed to it, as well as techniques to help mitigate the dangers.
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