What is the objective of this course of the Asbestos Awareness Course?
Asbestos awareness will not prepare employees or self-employed contractors to carry out work with ACMs. Awareness training is only intended to help employees avoid carrying out work that will disturb asbestos or ACMs.
We will ensure all delegates are provided with an awareness and improved knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials within their everyday working environment. We will provide an overview of the applicable legislation currently in place and what your obligations are as an employer and your rights as an employee.
Who should attend?
This course is designed for those who are liable to disturb asbestos while carrying out their normal everyday work activities, or those who may influence how work is carried out, such as maintenance workers, building trades (electricians, plumbers, joiners, etc), construction / demolition workers, roofers, shop fitters, gas / heating & ventilation engineers, fire alarm engineers, phone & IT engineers, architects, building surveyors, etc.
What does the course contain?
In accordance with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 the following topics will be covered by means of both written and oral presentation:
- Types of Asbestos
- Properties of Asbestos
- Effects on Health
- Presence of Asbestos in Buildings
- Avoiding Risks from Asbestos
- Emergency Procedures
- Waste & Disposal