Asbestos Awareness Training

This one-day asbestos awareness training course is aimed at construction workers and supervisors. Asbestos Awareness training helps workers to understand the risks associated with the material so that they can avoid work that may disturb asbestos. Choose to attend our classroom-based workplace health and safety course in Chichester or at your preferred south-east location. 

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About The Course

Suitable for anyone who may be exposed to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) in the workplace, the aims of our asbestos awareness training are two-fold.

Firstly, course delegates will learn about the hazards associated with asbestos and its effects on health. Secondly, attendees will gain a general understanding of the legal requirements and safe practices that apply when managing and controlling asbestos or working in an environment where asbestos could be present.

Course content

  • A brief history of the uses of asbestos
  • Types of asbestos – their properties and risks
  • The effects of asbestos on workers’ health
  • The types, uses and risks of ACMs in buildings
  • Procedures to deal with emergencies
  • How to avoid the risks of ACMs in buildings
  • The employer’s and employees’ legal responsibilities

Course outcomes

Better awareness of:

  • The nature and properties of asbestos
  • The health effects of exposure to asbestos
  • The risks of smoking and exposure to asbestos
  • The types, uses and locations of asbestos
  • Legislation in relation to asbestos in general
  • Where to seek advice on asbestos risks
  • What to do in the event of an emergency

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