Asbestos Awareness

From: £25.00 plus VAT

This introductory level course is designed to equip the delegate with an understanding and awareness of the risks associated with asbestos, the likely locations where the material may be found and the legislative framework in place.

Cost: £25 (Members), £28 (Non-Members), all plus VAT, per delegate
Duration: 90 minutes

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Course content:

• The properties and risk of asbestos
• The location of asbestos containing materials
• Avoiding risk from asbestos
• Legislation covering asbestos

Section 1 – Overview of asbestos
• What is asbestos?
• Types of asbestos
• Why did we use asbestos?
• Health risks
• The three fatal diseases

Section 2 – Asbestos containing materials (ACM)
• Types of ACM
• Location of ACMs
• Asbestos register

Section 3 – Controlling asbestos
• What you should consider
• What those in charge should consider
• Asbestos survey
• Emergency procedure

Section 4 – Legislation
• Owners and landlords obligations
• Duty holder responsibilities