Asbestos Awareness

Why should you attend?
The Regulation 10 Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 covers information, instruction and training. Asbestos awareness training is required to be given to employees whose work could expose them to asbestos.These include any tradesman/maintenance operatives who disturb the fabric of a building where asbestos is present or presumed to be present.
Course syllabus:
This half day training session covers:
The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including its interaction with smoking.

The types of products or materials likely to contain asbestos (decent library of pictures);
The operations which could result in asbestos exposure and the importance of preventive controls to minimise exposure;
Managers Responsibilities (how protect workers and avoid a prosecution);
Role of Asbestos Surveys and how to understand what is in them;
Safe work practices, control measures and protective equipment (what you can and what you can’t do);
The purpose, choice, limitations, proper use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment;
Emergency procedures (how to deal with an asbestos incident).

Venue: Telford

Date:    TBA

Grant Eligble at £30