This course is designed to enhance candidate’s knowledge of occupational hygiene practice in relation to fibrous dusts.

Who is it for?

This course is designed to enhance candidate’s knowledge of occupational hygiene practice in relation to fibrous dusts. The module concentrates on asbestos but also covers other fibres which are increasingly finding uses in industry e.g. MMMF, ARAMIDS.

The course 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 & control.

Course Content

The course contains a wide range of topics including Asbestos and Other Fibrous Materials, Health Hazards and Exposure Limits, Legislation, Asbestos in Buildings and Conducting Surveys, Asbestos Removal and Clearance Testing, Air Sampling, Analysis of Bulk Samples, Fibre Counting.  The course includes a full range of PowerPoint presentations, accompanying notes and additional course materials.

Please follow the link for further information on the course syllabus and practical assessment.

In-house courses are also available (minimum four delegates).

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Assessment

This course contains a short answer questions examination and a formative practical assessment undertaken by the Trainer.

Qualification and Certificates

Successful completion of the course will give delegates the practical knowledge and skills to be able to manage a wide range of asbestos consultancy activities.

A formal certificate is issued to successful candidates directly by BOHS.

Course Duration: 5 Days
Course Fee: £900.00+VAT per delegate
Exam Fee: £100.00 (VAT Exempt)
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  • BOHS W504
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    Asbestos and Other Fibres

    W504 – Asbestos and Other Fibres

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