This course provides an appreciation of working environments containing asbestos including legal implications, assessing risk, safe removal and health surveillance. 

Description:

Asbestos poses a serious threat to health. It is estimated that up to 500,000 non-domestic buildings in the UK contain some form of asbestos and up to 4,000 people die each year as a result of asbestos exposure. 

This course provides an appreciation of working environments containing asbestos including legal implications, assessing risk, safe removal and health surveillance. 

Course Content:
  • On completion of the course delegates will be able to: 
  • Types and properties of asbestos
  • Health effects of exposure to asbestos
  • Uses and likely occurrences of asbestos 
  • Identification and location of asbestos in buildings
  • Asbestos containing materials and products
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
  • Avoiding the risks from asbestos
  • Asbestos risk assessments
  • Management actions to prevent and reduce exposure
  • Site clearance and certification

Certification:

After successful completion of the course and examination a certificate valid for three years is then issued. 

Assessment:

Multiple choice questions 

Duration:

½ Day 

Cost:

Upon Enquiry

Dates/Times:

Upon Enquiry


For more information on this training course call Louise on 01706 631417.