Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness

Cost

£85 +VAT

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Duration

Half Day

Asbestos Awareness

Course Description

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

Course Objectives

Identify the different types of asbestos
Identify the health risk 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 2006

Course Content

Employees health and safety responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
Employees responsibilities under The Control of Asbestos Regulation 2006
Examples of fatalities due to respiratory effects from exposure to asbestos
Risk assessment – what the employee should do
Asbestos materials in non-domestic premises
Types of asbestos and associated hazard
What to do if you uncover or damage asbestos
How to protect yourself against asbestos
Disposal of asbestos containing materials

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IOSH Managing Safely

First Aid at Work

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