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Asbestos Awareness - UKATA

Course Length:

0.5 days

Price (Per
delegate):

£55.00

Asbestos Awareness - UKATA


It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. If they will intentionally work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake.

If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks.

Asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could foreseeably disturb the fabric of a building and expose them to asbestos or who supervise or influence the work.

In particular, it should be given to those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) may become exposed during their work.

Types, nature and properties of asbestos
Risks of asbestos and effects on health, including effects of smoking
Use and locations of asbestos containing materials
Legislation governing asbestos and work with asbestos, particularly regulations 4 and 5 of CAR 2012
Avoiding and reducing risk.
On successful completion of the course, delegates will be awarded a UKATA-approved certificate of awareness, valid for 1 year.

No previous knowledge required for this course.


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