Asbestos Hazard Awareness

Asbestos safety regulations have been in North America for over 20 years and are expected to come into effect in Barbados in the near future. Based on standards in place in Canada, USA and the UK, and expected requirements of the Barbados asbestos regulation, this course covers the following topics:

  • The nature of asbestos
  • Uses of asbestos in commerce, consumer products and construction
  • Asbestos health hazards
  • Asbestos identification
  • Asbestos survey techniques and risk assessment
  • Bulk and air sampling methods
  • Hazard control and exposure prevention methods
  • Asbestos management programmes
  • Asbestos abatement practices
  • Safety requirements

Intended Audience: Health and safety professionals and anyone responsible for investigating accidents and preparing reports e.g. Safety Officers/Managers, Safety Committee Members and Government OHS Inspectors.

Duration: 4 Hours

Cost: $187.50 USD / $375 BDS