Member Event

Asbestos Awareness

Thu 11 Jun, 2020
09:00 - 12:30
WS Training Limited, IP City Centre, Bath Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8SD, WS Training Limited, IP City Centre, Bath Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8SD

Course Title: Asbestos Awareness

 

Course Overview:

 

This course is intended for those who work in the construction / building and assocated trades, and those who work in facilities management and maintenance.

 

Course Aims and Objectives:

 

The aim of this course is to develop delegates awareness of asbestos and its associated hazards. By the end of the training session delegates should be able to:

  • Identify the different types of asbestos
  • Identify the health risks associated with asbestos
  • Identify where asbestos is commonly found
  • Identify practical controls for asbestos safety
  • Outline the requirements of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2006

 

Course Content:

 

  • Employees health and safety responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Employees responsibilities under The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
  • Examples of fatalities due to respiratory effects from exposure to asbestos
  • Risk assessing – what the employee should do
  • Asbestos materials in non-domestic premises
  • Types of asbestos and associated hazards
  • What to do if you uncover or damage asbestos
  • How to protect yourself against asbestos
  • Disposal of asbestos containing materials

 

Duration:  Half Day

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