The qualification is divided into three units:
- Unit One: Asbestos types, uses, health effects and legislation
- Unit Two: Theory and equipment used in asbestos bulk analysis
- Unit Three: Perform bulk analysis of asbestos samples
The Control of Asbestos Regulations impose duties on every organisation who analyses samples for the identification of asbestos to be accredited by UKAS for this activity.
Laboratory analysts will need to be able to analyse and identify asbestos from within samples collected out on site in accordance with the procedures described in HSG248.
Staff with this qualification will help organisations and companies meet the accreditation criteria for ISO17025 (testing bodies).
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