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Asbestos Awareness Course

Not sure about Asbestos? Knowledge is key!

Asbestos Awareness Course Brisbane

There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos fibres! Approximately one third of all homes built in Australia contain asbestos products. As a general rule, if your house was built before the mid-1980s, it is highly likely that it would have some asbestos containing materials. If asbestos is disturbed it can release dangerous fine particles of dust containing asbestos fibres. Breathing in dust containing asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is a cancer which most often occurs in the lining of the lung. There is no cure. The rates of malignant mesothelioma (an incurable cancer) are expected to rise from 2012 to 2020. Asbestos awareness training is essential for any worker in construction or related industries where asbestos containing materials may be present. This course is designed to teach your workers to be able to understand the hazards and risks of asbestos and how to apply safe work practices.

  • All workers who may be exposed to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM);
  • Health and Safety Representatives, Safety Advisors & Officers
  • Building and Construction Workers, Supervisors and Managers
  • Builders, carpenters, plasterers, painters, demolishers, heating, ventilation and air-conditioning workers, plumbers, electricians, gas fitters, building maintenance workers, disaster recovery personnel, insurance assessors etc
  • Emergency Services Workers – Fire Fighters, Ambulance, Police etc
  • Understanding what is Asbestos
  • History and Use of Asbestos
  • Types of Asbestos
  • Understanding the Health Effects from Exposure to Asbestos
  • Identifying Typical Sources of Asbestos
  • Identifying and Understanding WHS Legislation and its application to Asbestos
  • Managing Risk of Asbestos
  • Understanding what is Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM) and Asbestos Work
  • Understanding Competent Person, Labelling, Warning Signs, Registers, Asbestos Management Plans
  • Understanding How to Safely Remove and Dispose of Asbestos
  • Identifying when and what type of Licence is required to Safely Remove Asbestos
  • Identifying appropriate Personal Protective Equipment

Asbestos Awareness Course

Study

Option

Face-to-face

Maximum

Students

20

Duration

2 hours
2-4pm

Locations

Brisbane

Price

$150.00

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Brisbane 21 Jan - 21 Jan 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
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Brisbane 18 Feb - 18 Feb 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
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Brisbane 15 Apr - 15 Apr 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
Brisbane 29 Apr - 29 Apr 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
Brisbane 13 May - 13 May 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
Brisbane 27 May - 27 May 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
Brisbane 10 Jun - 10 Jun 2019 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm$150.00 ADD TO CART
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