Asbestos Awareness




The aim of this training is to provide guidance on the procedures to be applied in case of detection of Asbestos containing materials on ships.

Course Content

• What is Asbestos?

• Health Effects

• Working with Asbestos

• Personal Protective Equipment

• Responsibility of Shipowners

Course Duration

Depending on the participants’ background and knowledge of the subject. Average time is 30 minutes for CBT module and practical exercise.

Course Requirement

This course is based on the guidelines of;

• Resolution MSC.Circ.1045 Guidelines for Maintenance and Monitoring of On-Board Materials Containing Asbestos

• Resolution Msc.282(86) – Adoption Of Amendments To The International Convention For The Safety Of Life At Sea, 1974, As Amended

Additional information




Maritime, Occupational Health & Safety, Oil and Gas, Wind


English, Turkish

Ship Type

Bulk, Chemical Tanker, Container, Gas Tanker, General Cargo, LNG, Offshore, Oil Tanker, Passenger, RORO, Tug

Target Group

Catering, Deck Management, Deck Operational, Deck Support, Electric Operational, Engine Management, Engine Operational, Engine Support, Shorebased Personnel

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