Asbestos Awareness in the Workplace

Certification:                Certificate of Attendance

Study Modes:               Classroom Only

Cost:                             $250 (+ GST)

Duration:                      3.5 hours  (or tailored to your needs)                                     

The Training

Asbestos is a very dangerous material and is commonly found in buildings and other locations.

Exposure to airborne asbestos fibres can cause diseases including asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma. The risk depends on factors such as the concentration of respirable asbestos fibres inhaled, the frequency of exposure, fibre type and genetic factors.

We are Asbestos Training Specialists and are recognised by WorkSafe (WA).

We will equip you and your employees with knowledge and skills that will help you safely plan, manage, supervise and/or undertake the identification of asbestos. Entust us to keep your people safe from exposure to Asbestos.

Further information regarding asbestos may be found at WorkSafe WA click here

Asbestos – a guide for householders and the general public is a national publication, providing information on asbestos risk and safe handling.  This risk management document is designed to assist householders reduce the risks associated with exposure to asbestos fibres. It was developed by the Environmental Health Standing Committee (enHealth), in consultation with technical experts.

Course Structure

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The Asbestos Awareness Course includes training and information on:

  • Legislative framework
  • Identifying types of asbestos, likely locations and materials that may have asbestos contained within
  • Health issues relating to asbestos exposure
  • Understanding risk & conducting risk assessments
  • Identifying hazards, controls and safe work methods

Enrolment

To enrol in the Asbestos Awareness Course today, please select your preferred date from our course calendar and follow the simple instructions.

Alternatively you can enrol on the phone at (08) 9358 1116.

If you have any questions about this qualification or what else Scorpion can offer you, please contact our friendly staff via our online enquiry formemail, or over the phone.

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Testimonial

I very much enjoyed the course and will certainly consider returning if needs be. I actually have an assistance role in a training task on Monday, so the course is already paying dividends. Thanks again - 6 July 2014  

Michael Sheil