Asbestos awareness

£9.99

This Asbestos Awareness course is designed to ensure that anyone who may come into contact with asbestos knows what asbestos is, where it can be found, the dangers of asbestos and how to protect themselves from accidental exposure.

Learner details

Description

If you’re in a building that was built before the year 2000, it probably contains asbestos. The dangers that asbestos presents are serious, with it being responsible for around 5,000 deaths per year.

Employers must ensure that anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work understands what asbestos is and how to work in a competent and safe way, without risk to themselves or others.

The course

This Asbestos Awareness e-learning course is designed to ensure that anyone who may come into contact with asbestos knows what asbestos is, where it can be found, the dangers of asbestos and how to protect themselves from accidental exposure.

Learners undertaking this course will gain the knowledge and skills required to work safely with asbestos, ensuring that they, and others, remain safe.

Areas covered

• What asbestos is
• Where it can be found
• Asbestos-related death
• Health implications of asbestos exposure
• Working with asbestos
• Preventing accidental asbestos exposure

Who is it aimed at?

Anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work.

Prerequisites

No prior knowledge needed.

Typical Duration

1 – 2 hours.