Asbestos Awareness

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Who will benefit from the course?

The following workers need asbestos awareness training if they work in or manage buildings which contain asbestos

  • general maintenance staff including electricians, plumbers and gas fitters
  • painters, decorators, joiners & plasters
  • demolition and construction workers and shop-fitters
  •  roofers, heating and ventilation engineers
  • workers who clean gutters to asbestos cement  roof sheeting
  • telecommunication  IT,  fire, smoke alarm,  security camera and  window blind and curtain  fitters
  • architects, construction project managers, building surveyors, and premises managers
  • anyone who supervises groups 1-7 listed above


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Who will benefit from the course?

The following workers need asbestos awareness training if they work in or manage buildings which contain asbestos

  • general maintenance staff including electricians, plumbers and gas fitters
  • painters, decorators, joiners & plasters
  • demolition and construction workers and shop-fitters
  •  roofers, heating and ventilation engineers
  • workers who clean gutters to asbestos cement  roof sheeting
  • telecommunication  IT,  fire, smoke alarm,  security camera and  window blind and curtain  fitters
  • architects, construction project managers, building surveyors, and premises managers
  • anyone who supervises groups 1-7 listed above


Summary of course content

The Course content is a defined syllabus as specified by the HSE's Approved Code of Practice "Work with materials containing asbestos." The training should cover the following topics in appropriate detail including both oral and written presentation and practical demonstration as necessary;  

  • the properties of asbestos  and the effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer  for asbestos workers who smoke 
  • the types, uses, and likely occurrence of asbestos  and ACM's (asbestos containing materials) in buildings
  • the general procedures to be followed to deal with emergencies , e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the work place
  • how to avoid risks from asbestos, for example building work: no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACM's are absent

Benefits of attending

  • Ensure protection of operatives and public when contractor's access building where asbestos may be present 
  • Reduction in exposure and spread of asbestos on sites
  • Further enhance commitment to corporate responsibility by relevant asbestos legislation
  • Attendance Certificate
  • Ability to tender for and access many public and private sector client site work
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