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

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

ACE are a BOHS Approved Training Provider.

Course Duration: 3 Days                    Delegate numbers: Up to 8

Aim of the course:

To provide candidates with theoretical and practical knowledge in the techniques of asbestos sample identification using polarised light microscopy (PLM).

Candidates for the course are expected to be aware of the contents of the HSG248 Asbestos: the analysts’ guide for sampling, analysis and clearance procedures and in sampling and identification by polarised light microscopy (PLM).

To pass the practical assessment candidates will normally need to have prior experience of analysing bulk samples and may already be participating in a quality control scheme.

Course content:

  • Asbestos – types and forms of asbestos fibres, their health effects and their industrial uses
  • Set up and use of a Polarised Light Microscope
  • Analysis of bulk samples
  • Practical work in our Laboratory

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