About The Course
Our interactive Asbestos Awareness e-learning course will provide your managers and employees with a solid understanding of the risks associated with asbestos, an understanding of the legislation that surrounds it and how best to ensure safety in the workplace. Contains quizzes and a formal assessment.
Aims of the course
To provide the trainee with an awareness of the dangers of asbestos, where it might be found and what to do where its presence has been identified. It will also inform them of the related duties and responsibilities of employer and employee.
Who is it for?
It is a legal requirement that everyone who may come across or be exposed to asbestos in their day to day work is provided with asbestos awareness training.
1. INTRODUCTION TO ASBESTOS
What asbestos is, where asbestos is from, the properties of asbestos and the common types of asbestos.
2. ASBESTOS AND THE HUMAN BODY
Substances and the body, routes of entry, harmful entry routes for asbestos.
3. HEALTH EFFECTS OF ASBESTOS EXPOSURE
Potentially fatal diseases, smoking increases the risks, minor accidental exposure.
4. WHERE ASBESTOS IS FOUND
When it was used, what it was used for, other areas of use in construction.
5. WHAT TO DO IF ASBESTOS IS FOUND
Risk assessment and scoping, warning signs, asbestos in good condition, asbestos found, sampling and clearance.
6. MANAGING ASBESTOS
Legal duty and asbestos assessment.
A short assessment comprising of a series of questions to test your knowledge and understanding of the course.