Lead Paint and Asbestos Awareness

Employers are required to train staff to identify Work Place Health and Safety hazards, and how to protect themselves.

Lead and asbestos are classed as a high-risk hazard by SafeWork Australia, and the various WorkSafe Authorities.

This short course is designed to help painting contractors train their team to identify lead and asbestos, how to take protective measures, what their obligations are, and how to safely handle it.

Includes:

  • Understanding lead and asbestos hazards
  • Lead paint testing
  • Identifying asbestos
  • Lead paint abatement procedures
  • Lead paint and asbestos encapsulation
  • AS/NZS Guide to Hazardous Paint Management
  • Safety requirements

To complete the course, you will need a lead paint test kit. (Available from Bunnings and most good paint stores – $30)

This course is now available on-line. Payment can be made by credit card or EFT. A certificate of completion will be issued on completion of the course.

NOMINAL HOURS – 8

(This course is not a nationally recognized qualification in asbestos removal)

COST: $90