27/05/2016

Asbestos Awareness UKATA approved

The UKATA approved Asbestos Awareness courses is a  must for any employee whose work activities  may expose them to asbestos containing materials.

Course Content:

  • What asbestos is?
  • Hazards of asbestos
  • Different forms of asbestos
  • Premises where asbestos may be found
  • Occupations who are at main risk of exposure
  • Asbestos diseases
  • Precautions before commencing work activities
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
  • General emergency procedures
  • What asbestos looks like/where it can be found?
  • Guidance and publications.

Outcomes:

At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Relate to legislative compliance concerning the safe use of ‘asbestos containing materials’
  • Reduce the risk of exposure to asbestos
  • Raise awareness to the potential hazards of asbestos
  • Take precautions before working near asbestos
  • Know where asbestos can be found
  • Identify the different forms of asbestos
  • Gather information before starting work