Asbestos Awareness Education


The Asbestos Awareness course is designed for employees whose work has the potential to expose them to asbestos, anyone who is likely to disturb the materials of a building prior to being built before 2000 or manufacturing or fitting.

This asbestos training course meets the HSE's requirements on working with asbestos and demonstrates practically how to protect your workforce.

Main Groups of Workers potentially at risk:

  • Painters & decorators
  • Gas fitters
  • Roofers
  • Joiners & plasterers
  • Electricians
  • Fire & burglar alarm installers
  • Plumbers
  • Cable layers
  • Shop fitters
  • Building surveyors & architects
  • Construction & demolition workers
  • Heating & ventilation engineers
  • Telecommunication & computing engineers
  • General maintenance

To name a few.

What is included in the lesson:

  • To comply with the requirement 10 of The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 - the latest HSE Regulations & ACOP's
  • Why asbestos is so dangerous
  • Properties of asbestos & the effects on health
  • Potential works that could result in asbestos exposure
  • Identify the locations, types of products and materials likely to contain asbestos
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Types of preventive controls to minimise exposure
  • Demonstration of asbestos surveys & what should be Included
  • Safe working practices Including control measures
  • Emergency procedures
  • How asbestos is removed
  • Theory test with multiple choice questions

This is a half day course held at your venue - If you require more information please contact me via email.