This is an asbestos awareness refresher course and is suitable for those who have already complete a full asbestos awareness course. This course covers the main points from the full course, and upon completion, you will be able to:
Identify the properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke.
List the types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant.
Outline how to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos.
Identify the difference between licensable work and non-licensed work.
Outline the procedures to follow on discovery of asbestos containing materials.
Outline the general procedures to deal with an emergency, such as an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace.