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  Asbestos Awareness  


Asbestos Awareness

Course Content:

• What asbestos is?

• Hazards of asbestos

• Different forms of asbestos

• Premises where asbestos may be found

• Occupations who are at main risk of exposure

• Asbestos diseases

• Precautions before commencing workactivities

• Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

• General emergency procedures

• What asbestos looks like/where it can be found?

• Guidance and publications.


At the end of the course delegates will be able to:

• Relate to legislative compliance concerning the safe use of ‘asbestos containing materials’

• Reduce the risk of exposure to asbestos • Raise awareness to the potential hazards of asbestos

• Take precautions before working near asbestos

• Know where asbestos can be found

• Identify the different forms of asbestos

• Gather information before starting work

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