The BOHS IP404 Air Monitoring, Clearance Inspections and Reoccupation Following the Removal of Asbestos, is an international asbestos qualification recognised by WorkSafe NZ for Asbestos Assessors.
The course offers a range of theory and practical knowledge for those conducting asbestos removal and remediation projects. This equips an independent asbestos assessor the necessary skills to check and implement
measures that are effective to ensure the area is safe to re occupy at the end of the project. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge an asbestos assessor needs, from air monitoring and clearance testing through to reporting findings and issuing a clearance certificate of re-occupation to enable the client to move back in to their premises following works
Who is it for?
This course is for anyone residing in a country that does not have a recognised asbestos assessment qualification, and who undertakes clearance testing as part of their work (e.g. asbestos assessors).
What are the entry requirements?
Awareness of the relevant documents which give good practice guidance on post removal or remediation work for the assessment of reoccupation.
Experience of undertaking clearance testing (including air sampling and issuing clearance certificates).
What are the main subject areas?
- Good practice in asbestos removal or remediation.
- Asbestos Removal Control Plans.
- Air sampling for asbestos.
- Enclosures, clearance air monitoring and reporting.
How long does it take?
Normally 4 days as a set course.
BOHS IP404 Covers:
- Asbestos removal control plan
- Air sampling for asbestos
- Enclosures, clearance air monitoring and reporting
- Practical work
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By the end of the course, a delegate should:
- Have a clear understanding of the health effects relating to asbestos and current best practice for asbestos removal and remediation.
- Be thoroughly familiar with current good practice in the design and construction of enclosures for asbestos remediation, and must be able to identify examples of poor working procedures in a practical situation.
- Have a detailed knowledge of the best practice methods for sampling of airborne asbestos fibres.
- Be able to describe the methods used to inspect and test an enclosure used for asbestos removal, and to describe the various stages for clearance inspections.
- Be able to carry out the full air monitoring procedure, correctly use PPE/RPE and personal decontamination, and understand the various stages of clearance inspections through to issuing clearance certificates.
What level is it?
Level 4 in the BOHS qualifications framework.
How do candidates pass it?
Candidates must pass three parts within 12 months:
- Formative practical assessment.
- Written theory examination.
- Written practical examination.