Duration: Half Day

Maximum Delegates: 12

Aims

To provide delegates with an awareness of the risks associated with exposure to asbestos and how they should be managed.

Objectives

By actively participating in this course delegates will be able to:

  • Know the harmful effects of asbestos
  • Know the restrictions placed on working with asbestos by specific legislation
  • Recognise the type of common materials/equipment which may contain asbestos

Course Content

  • Asbestos – an introduction
  • Who is at risk?
  • Asbestos in buildings
    • Materials using asbestos
    • Managing asbestos
    • Asbestos if present
  • What you need to know
  • Making an assessment
    • Decision
    • Good condition
    • Poor condition
  • Taking Action
    • Repair and removal
    • Disposal
    • Passing on information
  • References

Course questionnaire