Managing and Controlling Asbestos
Hazard Guide (9580)
This course has been designed to provide you with an understanding of what asbestos is, the dangers it presents, how to identify asbestos in the workplace, some of the laws, roles and responsibilities associated with asbestos, and safe asbestos removal practices.
This course has been endorsed by the Safety Institute of Australia.
This course will provide you with information about:
what asbestos is
the dangers presented by asbestos
how to identify asbestos in the workplace
some of the laws, roles and responsibilities associated with asbestos, and
safe asbestos removal practices.
animation and interactivity
summative assessments, and
a certificate of completion.
This course aligns itself to the model Code of Practice which has been developed by Safe Work Australia to provide practical guidance on how to manage risks associated with asbestos and asbestos containing material (ACM) at the workplace and thereby minimise the incidence of asbestos related diseases such as mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.
This course is aimed at those who are responsible for the management of asbestos in the Australian workplace, aimed to protect workers from asbestos exposure and enforce safe removal practices to protect building occupants and others at the workplace.
Completing this course does not equate to either of the asbestos removal licences, but provides the fundamentals of best practice management.