Event

Lead Paint & Asbestos Management Course

8:00 am - 5:00 pm
56-58 Gaine Road Dandenong South

If you’re repainting a house that was constructed before 1997, you must be very careful while prepping surfaces.

Majority of homes from back then used paint that contains the hazardous chemical, lead. Another danger to be careful of is the use of asbestos. It was very popular for its heat resistant properties but modern research has revealed that exposure to asbestos can cause cancer and other serious health problems.

 

During this nationally accredited course, you will learn how to identify surfaces with lead paint or asbestos, safe removal methods and gain the confidence to handle complex painting jobs that require extra precautions.

 

Topics Covered:
• Understanding of where lead based paints and asbestos are likely to be found
• The health effects of lead based paints and asbestos
• Testing for lead and asbestos
• Planning & Preparation
• Methods of removal
• Protecting yourself
• Setting up the work area
• Encapsulation
• Clean up

 

Multiple course dates available

Friday 16th June 2023

Saturday 17th June 2023

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