Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used.

Every year thousands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos.

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness See Info

This course covers all areas of asbestos awareness and is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly, that includes builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades.

The course consists of 4 modules (listed below) with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos.

  • Module 1 – Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
  • Module 2 – Different Types of Asbestos
  • Module 3 – Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos
  • Module 4 – An Outline of Asbestos Legislation

Price - £35

Asbestos Awareness for Architects and designers See Info

This course covers the same subjects as our Category A Asbestos Awareness course with an additional module aimed specifically at architects and designers working with buildings that may contain asbestos.  It provides information about the legislation governing asbestos in work and outlines the responsibilities of architects and designers.

The course consists of 5 modules (listed below) with questions at the end.  You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission.

  • Module 1 – Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
  • Module 2 – Different Types of Asbestos
  • Module 3 – Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos
  • Module 4 – An Outline of Asbestos Legislation
  • Module 5 – Content for Architects and Designers

Price - £35