Asbestos awareness training is essential for workers and supervisors who and it provides candidates with the information they need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos during normal work. It will not prepare candidates to carry out work with asbestos-containing materials.
Emergency procedures, (how to deal with an asbestos incident)
The properties of Asbestos and its effects on health
The operations which could result in asbestos exposure
The importance of preventive controls to minimise exposure
The types of products or materials likely to contain asbestos
Safe working practices, control measures, and protective equipment
Managers Responsibilities (how to protect workers and avoid a prosecution)
Role of Asbestos Surveys and how to understand what is in them – this includes a practical demonstration
The purpose, choice, limitations, proper use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
A short video appropriate to the work undertaken by your workers
UKATA accredited Certificate that is valid for 12 months
All UKATA Training Courses will be put through an approved UKATA Training Centre.
Non-Licensed Asbestos Works
This non-licensed course is aimed at candidates within trade or industry who will work on asbestos products that does not require a license Examples are for builders, electricians, plumbers, carpenters etc and any who needs to complete works on asbestos containing materials.
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 prevents anyone from removing Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM’s) unless they have received the correct training.
Introduction to asbestos
Selection, care and use of PPE and RPE
Prevention and reduction of exposure of employees to asbestos fibres
Legislation and Codes of Practice
Hygiene and decontamination procedures
Health effects of asbestos exposure
Asbestos types and uses
Control limits and air monitoring
Safe working practices
Waste handling and disposal
Other workplace hazards
A valid UKATA Asbestos Awareness certificate has to be held, and taken within the 6 months prior to taking the course by any delegates wishing to take the Working With Non-Licensed Asbestos course.
Delegates will recieve a UKATA Approved Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training certificate which will be valid for a period of 12 month