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Asbestos Awareness & Work at Height

Asbestos Awareness course will give delegates a greater understanding of the dangers of asbestos and how it affects the industry.

On completion of the Asbestos Awareness training course delegates should be able to identify what materials asbestos could be used in and where to find asbestos. They will also have a greater understanding of the health risks, hazards and procedures in the event of working in proximity of asbestos

This Working at Height training course helps you to comply with the Work at Height Regulations 2005 by providing employers and employees with the necessary information needed to be able to successfully deal with working at height risks and control measures. This includes an understanding of how to undertake a working at height risk assessment, how to use access equipment safely and how to ensure that employees can reduce their risk of falls

Course Duration: 1 Day

Contents:

Asbestos Awareness

This course will be of particular interest to those with a direct or indirect responsibility for the management of asbestos in the workplace. 
 
This course will raise the awareness of individuals to the potential dangers of asbestos exposure and individuals whose responsibilities include the management of asbestos in their buildings. 
 
By the end of the course delegates should be able to: 
  • Discuss the origins of Asbestos and where it is found 
  • Outline the health hazards caused by asbestos and its routes of entry into the body 
  • Identify the locations/products where asbestos containing materials are likely to be found 
  • Outline the basic occupiers duties in relation to asbestos 
 
Course Content 
 
It is estimated that over two-million workplaces contain asbestos, which remains the single biggest cause of work related deaths in the UK. 
  • What is asbestos? 
  • Health hazards of asbestos; 
  • Asbestos in buildings; 
  • Asbestos legislation; 
  • Asbestos waste; 
  • Emergency procedures; 
  • Multiple choice question paper. 
 
Work at Height 
The course agenda includes: 
  • Legal Overview – Health & Safety / Work at Height Regulations 
  • Guidance & Information 
  • The Competent Person 
  • Guidance on Working at Height 
This Training is suitable for individuals who will or may come into contact with asbestos as part of their daily work activity. For Anyone involved with Working from Height.
On successful completion of this course candidates will receive Training 4 Industry Certificate of Attendance.

Trainee Requirements:

There are no requirements for this training  

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