Asbestos awareness training is essential for employees whose work has the potential to expose them to asbestos. Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 puts a requirement on employers to ensure that their staff have undergone suitable asbestos awareness training so that they are aware of the potential dangers they may face and also the procedures they must follow in the event they are working in the vicinity of asbestos containing materials (ACMs).
Workers that are deemed to be at the risk from asbestos exposure.
This course is tailored for specific groups whose exposure to asbestos requires training. Employees within these roles require Asbestos Awareness training:
- General Maintenance Staff
- Gas Fitters
- Painters & Decorators
- Construction & Demolition workers
- Joiners & Plasterers
- Computing & Telecommunication engineers
- Heating & Ventilation engineers
- Building Surveyors
- Fire & Burglar Alarm Installers
- What is asbestos?
- Why was asbestos used?
- Asbestos fibres
- Asbestos management plan
- Emergency procedures
- What to do if you find asbestos