Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness

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  • Duration: 1 Day
  • Locations: At your premises

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Benefits
  • Compliance with The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • Commitment to the health and long term well-being of employees
  • Reduction of potential costs from Improvement and Prohibition Notices

It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. If they will intentionally work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake. This course will provide this training and will cover the following:

  • The history of asbestos and the six common types
  • Asbestos health effects
  • Legal duties both criminal and civil
  • How to identify asbestos
  • Asbestos risk assessing
  • Toxic effects of asbestos
  • Complies with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • The role of HASAWA 1974
  • Asbestos registers
  • Asbestos and contractors
  • Licensed and non-licensed work

A short multi-choice exam following an interactive revision session

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Course Description

Asbestos AwarenessThis course provides a comprehensive account of the history, health conditions and modern management techniques to control asbestos. It is designed to ensure that your people are aware of how to identify asbestos as required under the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012.

Why you should attend this course

Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 (houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc) and causes around 5000 deaths every year. Every employer must make sure that anyone who is liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work, or who supervises those employees, gets the correct level of information, instruction and training so that they can work safely and competently without risk to themselves or others.

Who should attend?

Anyone who will or may come into contact with asbestos as part of their daily work activity; demolition workers, construction workers, roofing contractors, heating and ventilation engineers…

Course Reviews

Brilliant course, Anna-Lisa was very engaging, good real life examples.  Great venue, great food and great service from all office staff too!

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Superior teacher! Fantastic delivery, excellent teaching style and consistently tailored his teaching methods to discussion and debates held on the course.   Would highly recommend.

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Great course.  Trainer was inspirational, I really appreciated the leadership techniques he talked about – thanks! Great venue, very friendly, caring and professional staff.

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