UKATA Asbestos Awareness
If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks.
This course teaches people to understand what asbestos is, the typical locations where it is found and how to work safely to avoid exposure in the event that they are working in the vicinity of asbestos containing materials (ACMs).
Personnel that undertake maintenance, refurbishment or building work and will appeal to general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, gas fitters, painters and decorators, joiners, plasterers, demolition workers, construction workers, roofers, heating and ventilation engineers, telecommunication engineers, burglar/fire alarm installers, architects, building surveyors and other such professionals.
- Module 1 – Types, nature and properties of asbestos
- Module 2 – Risks of asbestos and effects on health, including effects of smoking
- Module 3 – Use and locations of Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)
- Module 4 – Legislation affecting asbestos
- Module 5 – Avoiding and reducing risks
The enrolment was quick and easy with all forms completed by one of their trained members of staff, the venues for the training were chosen with care to offer all delegates the best facilities and environment for their training and the communication throughout was excellent, no problem was too small and the staff at ACT were always there to give assistance by using many different methods of communication.