Who is it for?

This course will be of particular interest to those with a direct or indirect responsibility for the management of asbestos in the workplace. Furthermore, the training is suitable for individuals who will or may come into contact with asbestos as part of their daily work activity such as: general maintenance staff; electricians, gas fitters; plasterers; roofers; fire and burglar alarm installers; shop fitters; painters and decorators; demolition workers; heating and ventilation engineers; computer installers; plumbers; joiners; construction workers; telecoms engineers and building surveyors.

Aims
Will raise the awareness of individuals to the potential dangers of asbestos exposure and individuals whose responsibilities include the management of asbestos in their buildings.
By the end of the course delegates should be able to:

Discuss the origins of Asbestos and where it is found

  • Outline the health hazards caused by asbestos and its routes of entry into the body

  • Identify the locations/products where asbestos containing materials are likely to be found

  • Outline the basic occupiers duties in relation to asbestos

Course Content

It is estimated that over two-million workplaces contain asbestos, which remains the single biggest cause of work related deaths in the UK.

  • What is asbestos?

  • Health hazards of asbestos;

  •  Asbestos in buildings;

  •  Asbestos legislation;

  • Asbestos waste;

  • Emergency procedures;

  • Multiple choice question paper.

Upon completion of the course, you will obtain a certificate which will be valid for a period of 12 months, in line with HSE guidance.

Course Duration: Half Day

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