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W504 Asbestos and Other Fibres



  • Extend their knowledge of occupational exposure to fibrous dusts used in industry (asbestos, machine made mineral fibres, carbon, etc.);
  • Understand the health risks of asbestos and other fibres as well as the means of evaluation and control; and
  • Learn how to apply these principals for asbestos consultants as well as OH professionals.


  • Recognise the composition, nature and properties of asbestos, machine made minerals and other fibres and their historical uses.
  • Identify the health effects of asbestos and other fibrous materials and apply appropriate exposure limits.
  • Know the uses of asbestos in buildings and the public health risk that these may pose.

This course will be held on the 30th March - 3rd April 2020 in Sydney.


Training info

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


Location Sydney
Starts 30 Mar 2020 08:00
Ends 03 Apr 2020 17:00
Course leader Dr Elaine Lindars
Places 20
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