Asbestos Awareness

On Arrangement

This course is directed at personnel who need to be aware of asbestos at their place of work and to inform them of the hazards of dealing with asbestos.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?

All personnel who will come into contact with or have asbestos at their place of work.

Delegates do not require any previous experience.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Delegates will understand:
  • What asbestos is
  • Where asbestos is found
  • Asbestos legislation
  • Why is it dangerous
  • What are the likely health effects 
  • When an asbestos licence is required
  • Who is most likely to disturb asbestos
  • Why manage asbestos
  • Eight steps to manage asbestos in buildings   

PROGRAMME

The course content will cover:
  • Introduction
  • What is asbestos and the dangers of asbestos
  • Asbestos quiz
  • Asbestos legislation
  • The likely health hazards of asbestos
  • Eight steps to managing asbestos
  • Site visit
  • Asbestos register/licence
  • Duty holders  

DURATION

Half day