BOHS P401 - Identification of Asbestos in Bulk Samples (PLM)

Course price: On application - plus the BOHS exam price of £310 per person
 
Duration: 3 days including the practical assessment and exam.

Course overview: The aim of this proficiency module is to provide the theoretical and practical knowledge in the techniques of asbestos sample identification using polarised light microscopy (PLM).

Who should attend: Candidates for this course are expected to be aware of the contents of HSG 248 (Asbestos: The Analysts Guide) and in particular Appendix 2 'Asbestos in bulk materials: sampling and identification by polarised light microscopy (PLM)' Candidates will preferably have prior experience of analysis bulk samples and may already be participating in a quality control scheme.
 
What will you learn: You'll learn about the types and forms of asbestos fibres and their industrial uses; the theory of polarised light and the practicalities of setting up and using a polarised light microscope; the approved methods for analysis of bulk fibre samples and have an understanding of the exposure controls and quality controls required during this activity.

Where: This training course is only available for group training at clients own premises. Please call us on +44 (0) 1787 313137 to discuss the minimum group size and cost for this course, or use the contact form here.

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