Asbestos Awareness Course
This asbestos awareness course concentrates on raising awareness of trades persons on the potential for buildings / materials to contain asbestos, and the actions that they should take if asbestos is suspected.
The course will be of particular interest to those with a direct or indirect responsibility for the management of asbestos in the workplace.
Pre-entry requirements: English language, literacy and numeracy skills are required to conduct assessments.
Aims and Objectives
To provides those responsible for Health & Safety with an understanding and appreciation of the legal and practical requirements to protect themselves, their employees and visitors from the risks associated with asbestos on their premises.
- Types and properties of asbestos
- Health effects of exposure to asbestos
- Uses and likely occurrences of asbestos
- Identification and location of asbestos in buildings
- Asbestos containing materials and products
- Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
- Asbestos legislative guidance and related legislation
- Duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises
- Emergency and accident arrangements
- Licensable work and notification requirements
- Types of asbestos surveys
- Avoiding the risks from asbestos
- Asbestos risk assessments
- Control measures to prevent exposure
- Management actions to prevent and reduce exposure
- Group exercises in asbestos management
- Selection of asbestos removal contractors
Delivery method: Training will be delivered utilising theory and practical activities. Simulation will be based on actual conditions. Delivery will include instructor led presentations and scenarios.
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