BOHS W504 – Asbestos and other Fibres

BOHS W504 – Asbestos and other Fibres

Safety Training

BOHS W504 – Asbestos and other Fibres

Course Date(s) 30th September 2019

30th September 1st 2nd 3rd 4th October 2019

Aims:

This module enhances the student’s knowledge of occupational hygiene practice in relation to fibrous dusts. The module concentrates on asbestos, but other fibres, eg. Machine made mineral fibres, aramids, carbon etc., which are increasingly finding uses in industry are also covered. Successful completion of this module will benefit those working in asbestos consultancy as well as in mainstream occupational hygiene, giving an understanding of the health risks associated with asbestos and other fibres as well as the means of evaluation and control.


Course Content:

Asbestos and other fibrous materials

Health hazards and exposure limits

Asbestos in buildings and conducting surveys

Asbestos remediation and assessment prior to reoccupation

Air sampling and fibre counting

Analysis of bulk samples


Course Duration

5 Days

Number of Delegates

10

Certification

British Occupational Hygiene Society Certificate

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