Duration: Half Day

Maximum Delegates: 12


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


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