Experts in Asbestos services, Gully Howard Technical are ideally placed to offer the BOHS Proficiency Module P403 – Asbestos Fibre Counting (PCM).
The P403 Training course combined both theory and practical training. The course is delivered over 3-days, of which the includes student assessment and examination. Detailed syllabuses can be downloaded from the BOHS.
Proficiency Modules courses are designed to equip delegates with the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate the desired level of proficiency, to enable them to successfully and safely carry out works in the specific areas. This P403 – Asbestos Fibre Counting course would suit a wide range of persons, particularly those who work in the Building and Construction industry, or who may come into contact with asbestos in their jobs.
To provide theoretical and practical knowledge in the techniques of fibre counting of asbestos air samples using phase contrast microscopy (PCM).
Candidates for this course are expected to be aware of the contents of HSG 248 (Asbestos: The Analysts Guide) and in particular Appendix 1 ‘Fibres in air: sampling and evaluation of by phase contrast microscopy’. Candidates will preferable have prior experience of analysing fibre count samples and may already be participating in a quality control scheme.