Asbestos Awareness Training

Purpose:
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.

Duration:
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