The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, since November 2006, include the duty that employers shall provide appropriate training for all workers who are likely to be exposed to asbestos and to those who supervise or oversee works that might expose employees to asbestos.
This course is aimed at the construction and maintenance trades such as Plumbers, Carpenters, Electricians, Scaffolders and all of the general allied trades. It is aimed to provide them with an understating of the locations and types of asbestos, as well as providing an under-standing of the risks associated with asbestos found within their workplace.
• The history of asbestos
• Asbestos type’s properties and risks
• The health effects of exposure
• The type’s uses and risks of ACM’s in buildings
• Emergency procedures to deal with accidental exposure
• Legislation, CAR 2012, ACOPS, HSG’s
• Questions and Answers
The course duration is 1/2 day, (This course is offered as an open or in-house option. If you require two sessions on the same please contact us).
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