The Asbestos Awareness Course is targeted at all those likely to be involved with asbestos – either in a property management sense or for those trades likely to work directly or indirectly with materials that could be asbestos.
2018 Course dates:
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1/2 Day Course – please enquire for dates.
VENUE: Locations nationwide and/or client specific.
For more information and course booking please call the ND Safety Booking Hotline on 07957 661646.
The Asbestos Awareness Course content is as follows:
What is asbestos – a description will be given about what asbestos is, the varying types and the history of its uses.
Where asbestos is found – particular emphasis will be given to the types of environment in which asbestos is found and where it will be discovered by the variety of building trades. Lots of pictures will be used as examples to ensure delegates have the best opportunity of being able to relate to the various situations.
Health effects – a discussion of the negative impact upon the lungs (lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pulmonary function impairment) and other organs gastrointestinal tract, etc.
Risk assessment – identifying hazards and risks in the typical workplaces where asbestos is likely to be found.
Principles of control – understanding some simple strategies for controlling hazards and reducing risks.
What the law says – having an understanding of what the law says about the use, removal and disposal of asbestos.
Aims & Objectives
Asbestos is widely accepted as one of the biggest killers in the UK. It is now recognised that as many as 18 million UK workers are at risk of contact with asbestos fibres. Click here for more information.
This course is designed specifically to provide both knowledge and awareness of:
What is Asbestos?
Where is it likely to be found?
What to do when you find it.
What the law says. Control of Asbestos Regulations (2012)