W504

Course Tutors:  Richard Pomeroy BSc (Hons);  Jean Prentice MSc (Hons); Colin Bull BEng

Course Dates:

  • 14 – 18 November 2016


Objectives

This module aims to enhance the delegate’s knowledge of occupational hygiene practice in relation to fibrous dusts. The module concentrates on asbestos, but includes other fibres, e.g. MMMF, ARAMIDS etc.

Successful completion of this module will benefit those working in asbestos consultancy as well as 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.

Topics Covered

  • Asbestos and other fibres
  • Health hazards and exposure limits
  • Legislation
  • Asbestos in buildings and surveys
  • Asbestos removal and clearance testing
  • Air sampling
  • Analysis of bulk samples
  • Fibre counting

Course Duration
5 day course including examination

Please contact us to book a place on this course.