Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Awareness training is aimed at making people more aware of the places where asbestos is commonly found and what to do if it is discovered. The training is in line with Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and the supporting Approved Code of Practice L143 Managing and Working with Asbestos.

Attend one of our open courses or request group training delivered to your site. If you prefer, we can arrange for training to be held at a venue near you.

0800 772 0812

Asbestos Awareness Training

Who Should Attend?

Training should be taken by anyone who may disturb asbestos during their work including those listed below.

Training Method

We use an audio and visual presentation, with handouts, practical activities and a multi-choice written test.

Location

Our open courses are held in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. We also deliver on-site training.

Asbestos Awareness Training
Course Description

Occupations at risk from asbestos can include but are not limited to:

  • Architects
  • Building surveyors
  • Computer and data installers
  • Construction workers
  • Demolition workers
  • Electricians
  • Fire/burglar alarm installers
  • Gas fitters
  • General maintenance workers
  • Heating and ventilation engineers
  • Joiners
  • Painters and decorators
  • Plasterers
  • Plumbers
  • Roofers
  • Shop fitters
  • Telecommunication engineers

and the training covers:

  • how to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos
  • the general procedures to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
  • the properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
  • types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant

This training will not prepare workers to carry out any work with asbestos-containing materials (ACM’s). If a worker is planning to carry out work that will disturb ACM’s, further information, instruction and training will be needed.

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