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Course Asbestos Recognition

The Asbestos Recognition course is intended for professionals who (may) come into contact with asbestos, such as professionals working in the renovation or at demolition contractors, sorting companies, recycling companies, asbestos research agencies or collection companies.
In the course Asbestos Recognition, the student learns to recognize asbestos in building materials, waste and soil. In addition to important information on asbestos, attention is paid to the risks of asbestos. The student gets to know various asbestos-containing materials through photographs.

Topics that will be discussed:


  • What is asbestos?
  • History of asbestos
  • Different types of asbestos
  • Safety awareness
  • The processing and application of asbestos in products
  • Material samples
  • Relevant laws and regulations
  • Health risks

Purpose Asbestos recognition  course

After the Asbestos Recognition course, you can:

  • Estimate the risks of asbestos
  • Recognize asbestos in various materials
  • Act responsibly when asbestos is discovered

All courses of Arbo Opleisingsinstituut Nederland, the AOIN, are interactive, practical and realistic, with recognizable examples from practical situations. For us it is therefore important that the teachers have a broad practical experience and teaching experience. The teachers are reviewed, evaluated and retrained annually so that they stay informed of relevant changes and developments within the field.


The course is provided by a teacher of the AOIN under the direct responsibility of the training coordinator and the direction of the AOIN.


After following this course you have the right basic knowledge and skills to recognize asbestos in different materials, to estimate the risks of asbestos and act responsibly when asbestos is discovered. The course of ARBO Opleidingsinstituut Nederland is concluded with a valid personal certificate.


During the participation of all our courses is included:

  • Lesson day(s) in modern classroom with modern audiovisual equipment;
  • Expert, trained and experienced teachers;
  • AOIN teaching materials;
  • Meal per day of class;
  • Coffee & tea;
  • Exam.

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Course Asbestos Recognition