Asbestos Awareness – 3 hr

Introduction

If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present.  You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks

Asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building and expose them to asbestos or who supervise or influence the work

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Description

Course Objectives 

By the end of the course, delegates will have:

To help the delegates obtain a clear understanding of how to recognise and deal with asbestos at work. Being able to:-

  • Recognise situations that may cause injury/ill health
  • Identify possible hazards

Course Content

Objective To increase the basic awareness of Asbestos related issues relevant to the workplace.
Duration 3 hr session
Learning style Class room based, using a wide range of interactive media. PC projector, video, flipchart and candidate involvement. Suitable size with display power facilities.
Candidate Profile Facilities and construction services. Include supervisors and project planners. The course is not intended for asbestos removal workers. Candidates will be required to complete short question paper.
Learning Transfer Increase awareness of products containing asbestos, and knowledge of procedures to control hazard.
Course Headlines The history of asbestos and its uses

HSE data on asbestos related illness

Asbestos types, identification and classifications

Health Effects + (HSE how are you today? video)

Legal requirements

Workplace surveys

Materials that could contain Asbestos

Likely occurrences of material

Risk Assessments and surveys

Local documentation and registers

Emergency procedures

Course Admin A certificate of attendance will be provided on full completion of the course.
Course Proof of Learning A multi-choice examination can is included where applicable and relevant to the candidates.
Trainer MIOSH with Facilities Management/Construction Background
Course refresher Recommended 3 year maximum
Course reference literature Detailed notes for future referral
Course syllabus Based on the provisions – Control of Asbestos Regs

 

Course Duration: Half Day

Delivery:  This course can be delivered at a venue to suit you, please contact us for pricing on 01284 763040