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Asbestos, Silica, Drug, Alcohol & Manual Handling Awareness

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.

This non-accredited course has been designed for workers who are already working within the construction industry or for those who wish to enter the industry. The course complements the existing White Card course to give workers additional skills and knowledge to effectively and safely contribute in the workplace.

Duration: 1 Day (8 hours)

Student/Trainer Ratio: 30:1

Prerequisites & Entry Requirements

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who should attend?

This course is designed for any persons who are required to work in the construction industry. This may include anyone from entry level to senior management. It is recommended that participants have year 10 level reading and writing capabilities.

Course Objectives and Content

Asbestos Awareness

  • Introduction to Asbestos
  • Relevant Legislations & Laws
  • Types of Asbestos & Likely Locations
  • Health Risks & Risk Management
  • Minor Routine Work & Other Minor Work
  • Reporting & Sampling

Silica Awareness

  • Introduction to Silica
  • Health Risks & Risk Management
  • PPE, Air Monitoring & Health Surveillance
  • Types & Importance of Fit Testing
  • Minor Routine Work & Other Minor Work
  • Clean Up Routines & Techniques

Drug & Alcohol Awareness

  • Identify Drug & Alcohol Policies
  • Understanding Workplace Testing
  • Different Types of Testing
  • Substances Commonly Tested

Manual Handling Awareness

  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Health Risks & Risk Management
  • Incident, Accident & Near Miss Reporting
  • Basic Physiology of the Human Spine

Qualifications for Successful Participants

Certificate of Attendance in:
Asbestos, Silica, Drug, Alcohol & Manual Handling Awareness

Learner Support

We may be able to provide you with learning support. If you think you may need assistance with reading and/or writing, please contact our office to discuss how we may be able to assist.

Course Fees

For more information and an obligation free quote please call our office on 1300 884 978. Group discounts may apply. Please also refer to the Payment Terms and Conditions available on our website and in the Student Handbook.

What do I bring?

All necessary equipment and learning materials will be provided. Light refreshments will be provided for training completed at our training facilities. Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear.
h2. Where can I train?

Training can be conducted in one of our dedicated state-of-the-art training facilities or be conducted on your site.

Additional information