Management of Asbestos in Buildings - IP405


This course equips the participants with the knowledge to correctly take asbestos samples from buildings, what to look for, the correct surveying strategy, documentation required and tools, equipment , asbestos registers, and regulations and legislation which effects the PCBU (person conducting business undertakings).


  • Have a clear understanding of the requirements relating to safe management of asbestos in buildings and be able to communicate appropriately with colleagues and clients.
  • Be able to describe the uses of asbestos in buildings and the public health risk these might pose and understand the principles of and requirements for asbestos surveys.  
  • Understand the risk assessment and risk management strategies and their role in reducing health risks.
  • Have a detailed knowledge of the approved methods for sampling of bulk asbestos along with the situations where segregation may be required.
  • Have a good understanding of suitable PPE/RPE to be used and the methods for personal decontamination.

The learning never stops


  • Introduction and Legislative Requirements

    • Legislative Requirements


  • Asbestos in Buildings

    • Types and Uses of Asbestos in Buildings
    • Surveys of Asbestos Containing Materials in Buildings


  • Risk Assessments and Management of Asbestos

    • Risk Assessment of Asbestos Containing Materials in Buildings
    • Management of Asbestos Containing Materials in Buildings


  • Bulk Sampling and Personal Decontamination

    • Using Safety guidance
    • Quality and quantity of information
    • Sampling strategies
    • Face fit testing
    • Transit and decontamination procedures


  • Practical Work 

  • Comprehensive course notes 
  • Light lunch is provided for classroom courses
  • Certificate from British Occupational Hygiene Society

Gain more knowledge about Asbestos and international certification in occupational hygiene. Especially for persons responsible for managing Asbestos in a building or estate. Civil Engineers, or persons interested in the Asbestos removal procedures. 

Delegates attending this course are expected to be aware of the health risks associated with Asbestos and the general methods for exposure control.

Delegates who successfully completes this course will receive an internationally recognized certificate of Asbestos Management from the British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS). 

South Africa, Nigeria, Tanzania, Mozambique Botswana & Namibia

Course Status: Available

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