This course sets out the guidance issued by the UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) for the provision of
asbestos awareness training as contained within the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 (CAR). Asbestos awareness training is required to be given to employees whose work could foreseeably expose them to
Wed 8:30 AM - Wed 11:15 AMStoke-on-Trent
APT Health and Safety Training
UKATA Certificate Award on completion - Valid for 1 year
The Properties of asbestos
The risks to and effects of health caused by exposure to asbestos
General epidemiology and current statistics
Types of asbestos
Where asbestos and ACM’s can be typically found within buildings
Risks for asbestos insulation, asbestos insulating board, asbestos cement and other asbestos containing materials
How to avoid the risks from exposure
Legislation relating to asbestos
Who Should Attend
Supervisors and trades personnel, including trainees such as but not limited to: demolition workers, construction workers, general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters and decorators, joiners, plasterers, roofers, heating and ventilation engineers, telecommunication engineers, fire and burglar alarm installers, computer installers, architects, building surveyors, shopfitters and other such professionals.
To provide an awareness and develop the knowledge amongst employees as regards the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACMs). The course further gives an overview of the legislative measures in place to permit employees to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.