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Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos Training is required mandatory training for anyone liable to be exposed to asbestos fibres at work. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or who may disturb asbestos as well as those involved in asbestos removal work.

Our course meets the expectations of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2006 & ACOP (Approved Code of Practice) L143, this form of training is suitable for ALL employees whose work could foreseeable expose them to asbestos (Regulation 10 - Control of Asbestos At Work Regulations 2006).

Duration of Training

1 hour online

Training Content

  • What is asbestos - nature forms and names
  • Legal framework for working with asbestos containing materials (ACM's)
  • Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations
  • Asbestos (Licensing) Regulation
  • Asbestos (Prohibitions) Regulations
  • Health hazards and effects
  • Exposure limits and action levels
  • Identification - sampling, testing and labelling
  • Risk assessment - for exposure and MHSW Regulations
  • Training requirements
  • Prevention or reduction of exposure
  • Use of procedures, instructions and control measures
  • Provision and cleaning of protective clothing
  • Housekeeping and cleanliness
  • Designated areas
  • Health surveillance
  • Washing and changing