The course is aimed at those involved in the maintenance of buildings and associated plant, thereby ensuring the health and safety of maintenance workers and others who may encounter asbestos in the workplace.
Please note: this course is not intended to equip delegates with the specialist knowledge needed to conduct the removal of items such as asbestos insulation, asbestos coatings and asbestos insulating board. This is governed by strict regulations for which specialist licenses and strict accreditation is required.
Course Duration and Course Objectives
The course will be of half day duration (approximately 4 hours).
On successful completion of the course delegates will be aware of the health and safety issues associated with asbestos, thereby significantly reducing the risk of accidental exposure.
Nature of asbestos, related health concerns and historical overview.
Who is at risk and asbestos uses – where it is found in buildings?
Necessary controls to avoid exposure.
Certification: Delegates will receive an attendance certificate.