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W504 – Asbestos and Others Fibres



1) Asbestos and other Fibrous Materials

1.1 Asbestos

1.2 uses of asbestos

1.3 manmade minerals and other fibres

2) Health Hazards and Exposure Limits

2.1   Health effects of asbestos

2.2   Inhalation studies

2.3    Exposure Limits etc.

2.4    Machine made Mineral and other fibres

2.5  Typical exposures to Machine made          mineral and other fibre

2.6 Typical legislative approach

3) Asbestos in Buildings and conducting Surveys

3.1    Types and Uses of Asbestos in Building

3.2   Surveys of Asbestos containing materials in Buildings

3.3   Bulk Sampling

3.4   Risk Assessment of Asbestos containing Materials in Building

3.5   Management of asbestos containing Materials in Buildings

4) Asbestos Remediation and Assessment prior to Reoccupation

         4.1 Preparation

  4.2 Enclosures

        4.3 Remediation procedures

        4.4 Waste Removal

        4.5 Role of Analyst

        4.6 Air Monitoring and Other Techniques

        4.7 Certification of Reoccupation  

5) Air sampling and fibre counting

5.1 Types of Air Sampling

5.2 Air Sampling Equipment and procedure

5.3  Clearance Sampling

5.4  Setting Up Microscopes for Fibre Counting

5.5  Filter Preparation

5.6  Calculation of Results and Quality Control

5.7  Electron Microscopy

6) Analysis of bulk samples

6.1 Macroscopic Examination

6.2  Sample Preparation

6.3  Polarised Light Microscopy

6.4  Dispersion Staining

6.5  Health and Safety Precautions During Identification

6.6   Quality Control

6.7  Interfering Fibres and Products

Training info

Status: This event is approved by OHTA for the international qualifications scheme
Approved by OHTA
Category: Fibres
Level: Intermediate
Training provider: Sustainable EHS LLP


Location Online
Starts 17 Mar 2021 11:00
Ends 21 Mar 2021 18:00
Course leader Utpal Bhavsar CIH, CSP
Places 20
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