Asbestos the Hidden Killer Short Course


This course will examine the various types of asbestos and the requirements for handling them in different locations. It'll explore both the common and unusual uses of this material over the last two centuries and where you may find it.

The course will consider the regulations in so far as they affect surveyors, designers, builders, building users and owners. It'll consider the legal duties placed on all persons who have responsibility for anyone working on, in or designing buildings, along with those refurbishing or maintaining them. It'll also guide delegates as to the methods of assessing the severity of possible exposure of themselves or others.

Course details


  • Mode of study: Webinar
  • Duration: Half-day

Date and time

  • To be arranged


  • £126

You'll receive instructions on how to join the webinar by email once your booking and payment has been processed.

What you'll experience

On this short course you'll:

  • be able to understand the different types of Asbestos and its uses
  • be aware of its probable locations
  • understand the effects of exposure asbestos and how this may occur
  • understand the various duties placed on persons who manage buildings in respect of asbestos
  • be cognisant with the methods for judging the severity of possible exposure to asbestos fibre


You'll be taught by Graham Dewey, a Chartered Building Surveyor, Chartered Builder and a Chartered Safety Professional with 50 years experience in building, he also holds a Masters Degree in Safety Management. Graham is a Past President of the Architecture and Surveying Institute (now part of the CIOB). He currently practices as GsD having retired as a Director of WT Partnership. Prior to joining WTP in 2004 he ran a small surveying practice specialising in building safety and Party Wall matters. Graham moved to Dorset from the London area in 1987 after he resigned from the post of Chief Surveyor for Westminster City Council.

Entry requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course. 

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