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Asbestos Awareness in the Workplace

Duration:
3 hours

Designed for:
People who would like access to Greencap’s experienced trainers and are able to participate and ask questions.
The course is designed to equip managers, workers, and occupants with necessary knowledge to reduce exposure to asbestos. It is a non-accredited course* designed for tradies, maintenance workers, property managers or anyone at risk of encountering asbestos, or who may need to work with small amounts of asbestos.
If you or your employees work at commercial or residential sites (particularly constructed prior to 2000) where asbestos is likely to be present, this course will assist you in identifying materials likely to contain asbestos, and teach you the safety requirements for working with asbestos

Pre-requisites:
Ability to speak and read English to a sufficient standard to complete the course.
A computer, microphone, and speakers.
We recommend Google Chrome and a minimum of ADSL 2.

Co-requisites:
Nil

Pre-entry Requirements:
Ability to read and understand English.

Description:
Why Greencap?
The practical experience and knowledge of trainers and facilitators is what sets Greencap apart. Each of our trainers are current or past consultants in their area of practice. They also continue to practice in the field and are typically Licensed Asbestos Assessors with extensive experience in Asbestos Regulations, asbestos and hazardous materials surveying, friable and non-friable asbestos, asbestos removal, clearance standards, and providing general guidance and advice. Virtual face to face training allows staff to be able to participate from the comfort of the office or home, without the need to allow extra time for travel, such as traffic delays and parking. This course is developed to equip you with the necessary knowledge required to keep you and your workers safe.

Content:

Greencap's Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for learners who require being able to identify asbestos in a workplace setting.

The aim of this course is to equip learners with the knowledge and awareness of the hazards and health effects of asbestos.

This includes:

  • Laws and guidance around asbestos management
  • Properties of asbestos
  • Typical locations where asbestos can be found in buildings
  • Health effects of exposure to asbestos
  • Safe management of asbestos in the workplace
  • Emergency procedures
  • How to avoid unexpected finds
  • How to work safely with asbestos
  • Personal protective equipment and its use
  • Waste, packaging, and handling
  • Working with less than 10 square metres of asbestos.


Course numbers:

  • Minimum 3 
  • In order to ensure that all participants have adequate access to the trainer, and for effective discussion, the training is capped at 15 people.  

Assessment:

  • There is no written assessment. Attendees will be encouraged to participate in the training sharing their experiences with asbestos and ask questions
  • A certificate will be issued following successful completion of the course.

Location:
Delivery will be a virtual classroom in the comfort of your office or home.

Why Greencap?

The practical experience and knowledge of trainers and facilitators is what sets Greencap apart. Each of our trainers are current or past consultants in their area of practice. They also continue to practice in the field and are typically Licensed Asbestos Assessors with extensive experience in Asbestos Regulations, asbestos and hazardous materials surveying, friable and non-friable asbestos, asbestos removal, clearance standards, and providing general guidance and advice.

Greencap has over three decades of expertise in risk management, occupational hygiene and working with asbestos. Greencap is committed to supporting sufferers of asbestos-related diseases and increase awareness of the ongoing risks of asbestos in the community, and promotes research into better treatment outcomes for those impacted by asbestos.

Virtual face to face training allows staff to be able to participate from the comfort of the office or home, without the need to allow extra time for travel, such as traffic delays and parking. This course is developed to equip you with the necessary knowledge required to keep you and your workers safe.

Donation:

$5 from every Asbestos Awareness Training Course enrolment is donated to Reflections, a not-for-profit reducing the impact of asbestos on the community.

* this course is non-accredited and not recognised for working in the ACT.

Ask us about contextualising the course to meet your site requirements by contacting us at muddyboots@greencap.com.au or phoning Malcolm Fabiny on 0418 349 204. Our trainers can deliver anywhere.

Delivery Method:
The training will be delivered online through our webinar platform. You will receive an access code by email following enrolment to the webinar.
Using one of Greencap’s trainers from around the country, we provide virtual face to face training using a combination of Power Point, videos, poll questions, and audience participation. Using one of Greencap’s trainers from around the country, we provide virtual face to face training using a combination of Power Point, videos, poll questions, and audience participation.


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Course Dates

Please select your course date.

Start Date Location Cost
Mon 19th Jul 2021 at 9:00AM Virtual Class Price $209.00 Enrol
Mon 6th Sep 2021 at 8:30AM Virtual Class Price $209.00 Enrol
Tue 9th Nov 2021 at 8:30AM Virtual Class Price $209.00 Enrol