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Asbestos Awareness (Category A) Face to Face Training

Do You Engage in Refurbishment, Demolition and invasive Works? If So You Need This Course

All employers must ensure that anyone who is liable to disturb asbestos during their normal work, including their supervisors, gets the correct level of information, instruction and training so that they can work safely and competently without risk to themselves or others. Our course will enable delegates to identify areas where asbestos is likely to be found, understand the health effects of disturbing asbestos and implement the necessary control measures to ensure they and others are not exposed to the fatal fibre.

Who should attend:
All personnel involved in refurbishment or demolition works including General maintenance workers, electricians, plumbers, joiners, painters and decorators, plasterers, construction workers, roofers, shop fitters, gas fitters, heating and ventilation engineers, demolition workers, telecommunication engineers, fire/burglar alarm installers, computer and data installers, architects, building surveyors

Topics covered:
• History of Asbestos
• Asbestos types
• Properties of asbestos
• Why asbestos was used
• Where asbestos was used
• Places it can be found
• Materials and equipment containing asbestos
• Health effects
• Emergency procedures
• How to deal with an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
• How to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos
• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
• Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE)
• Asbestos Surveys and registers

Course Duration: 3-4 hours. Certification Provided.

HSCS Scotland Promoting a Healthier Workplace Through Safety

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