Construction/Plumbing/Allied Trades

NONM0166A Awareness of national occupational health and safety requirements for working with asbestos

This program enables participants to develop the knowledge of what asbestos is, possible asbestos containing materials, as well as a basic understanding of the regulations for the safe removal and disposal of asbestos.

Participants will learn:

  • The health risks of asbestos
  • The types, uses and likely presence of asbestos in the workplace
  • PCBU’s and the worker’s roles and responsibilities under the asbestos management plan
  • where the asbestos register is located, how it can be accessed and how to understand the information contained in it
  • processes and safe work procedures to be followed to prevent exposure, including exposure from any accidental release of airborne asbestos
  • the correct use of PPE including respiratory protective equipment (RPE)
  • the implementation of control measures and safe work methods to eliminate or minimise the risks associated with asbestos
  • the exposure standard and control levels for asbestos
  • purpose of any exposure monitoring or health monitoring that may occur.

Location, dates and times

Clarence Campus
½ day – 8am to 12noon
Construction Building, F Block, Bounty Street, Warrane

  • 19 May 2020
  • 1 December 2020

Alanvale Campus
½ day – 8am to 12.30pm
I Block, Alanvale Campus, Alanvale Road, Newnham

  • 19 March 2020
  • 28 May 2020
  • 27 July 2020
  • 14 October 2020
  • 23 November 2020

Burnie Campus
½ day – 8am to 12noon
D Block, Burnie Campus, Mooreville Road, Burnie

  • 1 July 2020
  • 23 September 2020

Please note: Register early as places are limited. Courses will only proceed with sufficient numbers.

Call us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

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Fees and Payments

2020:  $153 per person.  A concession rate is not available for this course.
Course prices for single employer groups are negotiable.

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Essential Requirements

There are no essential requirements for this course.


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