Asbestos Awareness

We provide a range of nationally recognised qualifications (local government specific) and council-specific non-accredited short courses as well as other professional development training options.

Who should Attend?

The Asbestos Awareness training course is suitable for workers and managers who deal with asbestos or may be exposed to asbestos whilst carrying out their work duties. Our course discusses how to avoid inadvertently entering buildings without adequate controls. It will also assist councils to meet their legal obligations which includes to provide information, training and instruction for workers in relation to Chapter 8 of the WHS Regulation – Asbestos.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will gain an understanding of the dangers of asbestos and what is required to manage the risks associated with this material. Our course does not qualify participants to remove more than 10m2 of bonded asbestos or any quantity of friable asbestos.

  • Legislation, standards, codes of practice • Asbestos registers, placards, signage and PPE
  • Risk assessments and control measures
  • Suitable handling and shifting techniques and procedures
  • Proper use, fitting, testing and storage of personal protective equipment
  • Storage, separation and segregation

Short Course details

Short Course Topics
Relevant legislation, codes of practice and standards
Council policies and procedures (if available)
Identification of asbestos
Asbestos hazards and health effects
Typical locations of asbestos
Licensing requirements
Safe work practices (health risks)
Signage, asbestos registers, asbestos management plans & notifications to regulator
Friable and non-friable asbestos
Emergency procedures
Delivery
Get ahead and participate in Peak’s group training courses. Your course will involve interaction with other like-minded individuals with open discussions and Q&A sessions. You will be provided with a workbook and Statement of Attendance upon course completion. Thinking of upskilling your team? Peak’s talented trainers can tailor courses to suit and even deliver them in-house … cost effective and efficient.
Duration & location
Our standard structure for this workshop is a half day and can be delivered in any metropolitan or regional area. Customisation is available based on individual organisational requirements.
Fees & Inclusions

Please contact Peak Services for course fees or a proposal for onsite/in-house training.

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