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Asbestos Control in Buildings and Industry

Course Type: Course
Course Length: 3 days
Price: 1195.00

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This is an in-person course, not a webinar!



Course Overview

It is common knowledge nowadays that asbestos is associated with diseases, however, many people remain unaware of the regulatory requirements for asbestos control.
The Manitoba Safety and Health Regulation 217/2006 sets detailed requirements regarding asbestos. This is enforced for day-to-day asbestos management and on construction projects. The consequences of non-compliance can include work stoppage and fines.

This course provides an in-depth review of everything related to asbestos, including its uses, health effects, relevant regulatory requirements, work classifications, and much more.

Course Outline

In this course you will learn about:

  • Uses of asbestos in buildings
  • Health effects of asbestos exposure – occupational and non-occupational
  • Building survey methods and hazard assessments
  • Interpretation of bulk & air sample analysis results
  • Asbestos regulation overview
  • Asbestos waste transportation and disposal regulations overview
  • Asbestos Control Programs and their implementation
  • Asbestos abatement projects – considerations for planning and site preparation
  • Types 1, 2 & 3 asbestos work operations – work area setup requirements, measures & procedures, personal protective equipment, and worker decontamination procedures

Who Should Attend?

Supervisors for asbestos abatement companies, building owners, property managers, health & safety personnel, general contractors, and many others.

Instructor Bio(s)

Edwin Wooster
Technical Manager and Regional Practice Leader, Hazardous Materials

Edwin Wooster is a Technical Manager for the Hazardous Materials Group at Pinchin Ltd. He has over 30 years of experience, with more than 20 years in project management of environmental audits and hazardous materials management. Edwin is Pinchin’s Regional Practice Leader for Hazardous Materials for Saskatchewan, Manitoba and North Western Ontario. As a Technical Manager and Training Specialist out of Pinchin’s Winnipeg Office, he has a wide range of experience providing consulting services throughout Manitoba, as well as Saskatchewan and North Western Ontario. He provides a variety of training sessions on various subjects including Asbestos, Lead, PCB’s, Confined Space, Working at Heights, Spills Response, and WHMIS 2015. Project management experience includes a comprehensive asbestos reassessment project for a national financial institution consisting of over 700 branches across Canada. He has conducted in excess of 1000 asbestos survey and inspection projects and is extremely proficient at the collection of field data for the purpose of asbestos surveys. Edwin holds an Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma from Red River College.

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