The tutor provided for both the Asbestos Awareness and Awareness for Non Licensed works is a qualified surveyor and OHSCR. This course provides the basis for compliance with the duty to ensure workers likely to come into contact with Asbestos are aware of the risks related to the material.
The program includes:
- The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
- The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant
- The general procedures to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
- How to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos
Classroom/Site based tutorial
Duration 3 hours