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Asbestos Awareness UKATA Category A

Overview

To provide an awareness and develop the knowledge amongst employees as regards the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACM). The course further gives an overview of the legislative measures in place to permit employees to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.

Duration

0.5 days (4 hours per day)

Maximum Number

15

Suitable For

Anyone who may come across asbestos in their day to day work such as people working in the construction, demolition, maintenance industries. Professions may include but not limited to joiners, roofers, painters and decorators, architects and shop fitters.

Pre-Requisites

None required

Aims

To provide knowledge and understanding in the following areas:

  • Increasing awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos and its effect on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
  • Familiarisation with types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings and where appropriate items of plant
  • Where to obtain information on asbestos prior to commencing work
  • What to do if suspicious material are found
  • How to use work place precautions, including risk assessment process or seek advice on workplace precautions, in respect of the risks of asbestos
  • Undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or others
  • Awareness of asbestos regulations and how they fit into the broader context of health and safety legislation
  • Procedures to follow when coming into unintentional contact with ACMs and an understanding of the appropriate emergency arrangements
Teaching Methods

Theoretical training and assessment

Accreditation Options

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, candidates will receive a UKATA certificate

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Course Dates
  • 30th Nov, 2017
  • IN HOUSE
  • FAIB