General Occupational Safety and Health Courses
(AWK)General Safety in Handling of Asbestos

Any process involving asbestos invariably gives off asbestos dust which can contaminate the workplace and the vicinity. Asbestos dust is known to be a substance hazardous to health. The degree of hazard depends on the concentration of asbestos in the air and the process involved. Asbestos dust is known to be a substance hazardous to health. The purpose of this course is to train participants in the proper way to handle asbestos effectively. This can reduce workers exposure to asbestos dust and ensure their health as well as that of the public in the vicinity of the workplace. The course is suitable for staff and workers handling and using asbestos in their works.

1. Regulations related to asbestos control
2. Use of asbestos
3. Health hazards of asbestos
4. Risk assessment
5. Safe use of asbestos
6. Proper use and maintenance of respirator and protective clothing
7. Decontamination procedures and hygiene facilities used in asbestos abatement work
8. Procedures for handling asbestos wastes
Duration (Hour): 6 hours
Instructor: Professional or OSHC consultant
Language: Cantonese supplemented with Chinese notes
Prerequisites: Ability to read and write in Chinese
Remark: ◎Award of Certificate: 100% attendance and pass in end-of-course examination.
◎Students who do not have sufficient attendance is not allowed to attend the examination
◎Students who are absent from the class, late or leave earlier for more than 30 minutes in a class will be regarded as absent for that session.
Reserve online (If online enrollment quota is full or you would like to arrange in-house training course,
please contact 2311 3322/3106 2000.)
Course Code Original Fee
GCG Member Fee/
OSH Ambassador Fee
Venue Start Date
Class Date Time Apply individual
AWK/24/J 420 380 210 Tsing Yi 09/08/2024 09/08/2024
(Exam Date:09/08/2024)
09:30-12:30 &14:00-17:00
AWK/24/K 420 380 210 Tsing Yi 02/09/2024 02/09/2024
(Exam Date:02/09/2024)
09:30-12:30 &14:00-17:00