Asbestos Awareness

The Welding Academy specialises in the provision of highly effective Health & Safety training for individuals and organisations. Dealing with hazardous substances, maintaining a safe working environment and following best practices are just some of the training programmes we deliver throughout the UK.

Duration: 4 hours

All employees who may come into contact with asbestos must have suitable asbestos awareness training. Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2016 requires employers to train staff in the potential dangers they face and procedures to follow should they work in the vicinity of asbestos-containing materials. This course highlights the dangers posed by asbestos-containing materials and the action required to safely deal with it.

Course modules include:

  • Relevant safety legislation
  • What is asbestos
  • Different types of asbestos
  • How to identify asbestos
  • Where it may be found
  • Asbestos-related diseases
  • Exposure record keeping and health surveillance
  • How to protect yourself
  • How to safely remove asbestos from clothing

Delivery method: classroom tutorial and group activities

Assessment: A written assessment

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