This course is designed to provide knowledge and awareness of what asbestos is, where it is likely to be found and what to do when you find it.
Asbestos - Awareness (UKATA)
Who Should Attend?
Those who may encounter asbestos either in a property management sense or for those trades likely to work directly or indirectly with materials that could be asbestos.
What is asbestos?
A description about what asbestos is, the varying types and the history of its uses
Where asbestos is found
The types of environment in which asbestos is found and where it will be discovered by the variety of building trades
Images of asbestos in use to relate various situations
The negative impact on the lungs (lung cancer, asbestosis, pleural plaques, pulmonary function impairment) and other organs
Identifying hazards and risks in typical workplaces where asbestos may be found
Principles of control
Understanding simple strategies for controlling hazards and reducing risks
What the law says
An understanding of the law on the use, removal and disposal of asbestos
A demonstration of how asbestos is removed with particular attention to what to look for if enclosures are found
AM courses start at 09:00
PM courses start at 13:00
This is a QA approved partner course
Face-to-face learning in the comfort of our quality nationwide centres, with free refreshments and Wi-Fi.
Find dates and prices
Online booking is currently not available for this course, to find out more please call us on 01753 898320 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss how we can help.
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