Asbestos Awareness Training

Asbestos awareness training …

The HSE recommend that all workers who may come across Asbestos in their day to day work should receive documented training. You have a duty of care to make sure any employees, who are in this category, receive this training. CSS can provide cost effectives courses tailored to suit your organisation.

Duration

– 4 hours

Target Audience

– Employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to asbestos. In particular, it should be given to all demolition workers and those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that their work will disturb the fabric of the building because ACMs may become exposed during their work.

Aims

– Cover the requirements of Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 – Regulation 10 – ACOP 126.

– We will ensure all delegates are provided with an awareness and improved knowledge of the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials within their everyday working environment. We will provide an overview of the applicable legislation currently in place and what your obligations are as an employer and your rights as an employee.

Content

– The following topics will be addressed by the trainer using written, verbal and demonstration techniques:

  • Types of Asbestos
  • Properties of Asbestos
  • Effects on Health
  • Presence of Asbestos in Buildings
  • The Risks
  • Avoiding Risks from Asbestos
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

If you’d like to know more or book a course please contact us.

We will ensure that you’re compliant with your legal regulations and that you and your teams will be safe when working around asbestos.