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 asbestos.
Properties of The control limit and the purpose of air monitoring
Which work requires a HSE license and which doesn’t
Risk assessments & Plans of work
Respiratory protection, maintenance, storage and disposal
Other Personal Protective Equipment
Use, care, maintenance of a, type H vacuum cleaner
Disposal of waste
Practical & theoretical application
UKATA Certificate Awarded on completion – Valid for 1 Year
Delegates must complete the Non-Licensed Operative Course within 6 months after completing the Awareness Course.
Any persons carrying out non-licensed works with asbestos containing materials, as laid down in CAR 2012, Reg 3(2). This would normally include, but is not limited to, trade operatives such as demolition workers, construction workers, general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters and decorators, joiners, shop fitters, plasterers, roofers, heating and ventilation engineers, telecommunication engineers, computer installers, fire and burglar alarm installers, architects, building surveyors and other such professionals or any other persons likely to disturb and carry out work on asbestos containing materials as defined in CAR 2012.
To provide the delegate with the theoretical and practical skills to undertake non-licensed works with ACM’s. Persons requiring this type of training would include trade operatives undertaking tasks with ACM’s as defined in HSG210 and in accordance with CAR 2012 Reg 3(2).
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