Asbestos Awareness Training

The course is aimed at personnel who may in connection with their normal duties come into contact with materials which may contain asbestos.

It is also appropriate for supervisory / management personnel as an introduction to the subject.

1 day

Course objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of the health effects associated with asbestos materials
  • To provide the attendees with an appreciation of the new legislation
  • To enhance the awareness of employees in relation to asbestos containing materials

On completion of the training successful candidates should be able to:

  • Identify typical products & materials that contain asbestos
  • Understand the health hazards associated with asbestos
  • Responsibilities imposed by the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006

The course includes sessions on:

  • History of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos
  • Health hazards associated with asbestos
  • Licensed and non-licensed Asbestos
  • Products & Materials
  • Duty to manage - CAWR 2006
  • Asbestos - management options
  • Course assessment - identifying asbestos products