BOHS P401: Identification of asbestos in bulk samples

BOHS P401:  Identification of asbestos in bulk samples from Airborne Environmental Consultants

By: Airborne Environmental Consultants  08/09/2010
Keywords: asbestos training, Asbestos Sampling, BOHS P401

Duration: 3 days Who should attend: Anyone who is involved in laboratory-based analysis of asbestos samples. Summary: Delegates will receive training in the nature of asbestos and its associated health effects, alongside a detailed review of the various products that contain asbestos. The course will cover, in detail, the theory and application of polarised light microscopy (PLM) and the analytical procedures contained within Appendix 201 HSG248‘The Analysts Guide’. The course contains a large proportion of supervised practical analysis of real asbestos samples in our asbestos training laboratory. The course includes a full range of powerpoint presentations, video footage, accompanying notes and additional course materials. Qualification: The P401 proficiency course contains a short answer questions examination under the supervision of a BOHS invigilator and a practical assessment undertaken by an independent assessor. The practical assessment will include the analysis of 6 AIMS samples. Practical assessments: The short answer questions exam and/or the practical assessment can be undertaken separately from the main course if so desired. However, AEC strongly recommend that the candidates level of knowledge and experience be considered before they are booked onto these.

Keywords: Asbestos Sampling, asbestos training, BOHS P401

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