Asbestos Awareness - UKATA Approved

Course Overview:

This course is intended for those who work in the construction / building and associated trades, and those who work in facilities management and maintenance.

Course Aims and Objectives:

The aim of this course is to develop delegates awareness of asbestos and its associated hazards. By the end of the training session delegates should be able to:

• Identify the different types of asbestos • Identify the health risks associated with asbestos • Identify where asbestos is commonly found • Identify practical controls for asbestos safety • Outline the requirements of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012

Course Content:

• Employees health and safety responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 • Employees responsibilities under The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 • Overview of the different types of training available (including limitations) • Examples of fatalities due to respiratory effects from exposure to asbestos • Risk assessing – what the employee should do • Asbestos materials in non-domestic premises potential locations • Types of asbestos and associated health hazards • What to do if you uncover or accidently damage asbestos (Emergency procedures) • Overview of an Asbestos register • Insight of the Health and Safety Executives (HSE) download PDF “Beware Asbestos”

Duration: Half Day

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