Asbestos Awareness Training (Category 3)

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Every week around 20 tradesmen die from asbestos related diseases and many buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000 still contain asbestos often in places where you would not expect. The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) make it a legal requirement to ensure that any staff who are likely to encounter or deal with asbestos containing products as part of their work receive asbestos awareness training so that they understand the hazard and how to deal with it.

The course covers:
- recognising asbestos
- how asbestos can affect your health and the added dangers of smoking
- the uses and likely locations for asbestos in buildings
- what work you are allowed to do by law
- what the law r…

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Every week around 20 tradesmen die from asbestos related diseases and many buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000 still contain asbestos often in places where you would not expect. The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) make it a legal requirement to ensure that any staff who are likely to encounter or deal with asbestos containing products as part of their work receive asbestos awareness training so that they understand the hazard and how to deal with it.

The course covers:
- recognising asbestos
- how asbestos can affect your health and the added dangers of smoking
- the uses and likely locations for asbestos in buildings
- what work you are allowed to do by law
- what the law requires you to do
- what methods and equipment to use
- how to choose, use and look after personal protective equipment
- recognising and dealing with other dangers, such as work at height
- decontamination of yourself and work areas and waste disposal
- emergency procedures

The approved code of practice identifies many of the trades whose workers should undertake this type of training: general maintenance staff, plumbers, gas fitters, electricians, joiners, plasterers, heating and ventilation engineers, construction workers, roofers, painters and decorators, shop fitters, demolition and construction workers, computer/telecommunication engineers, installers of alarms, architects, building surveyors, team leaders and supervisors etc.

Entry Requirements:

No interview required

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Locations:

The Priory Centre, Downham Market - PE38 9JS

Duration:

4 Days

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How to Apply:

Please contact us on 01553 815499.

Course Costs:

Course Fee: £78 (£65 + VAT)

Course cost is inclusive of learning materials, certification and refreshments. Prices were correct at time of publication.

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