Employers have a legal responsibility to ensure that their staff know where asbestos and related materials are likely to be found, how to avoid the risk of exposure and to provide the necessary protective equipment to keep them safe.
This high-quality Asbestos Awareness training course teaches you all you need to know about basic asbestos awareness in a concise online format.
Asbestos is the name given to a group of natural minerals which have been used for centuries. Valued for its durability and heat resistance, asbestos was often used as insulation in buildings, as flooring and roofing, and sprayed onto ceilings and walls. However, when broken down into tiny fibres and breathed in, it can lead to a host of life-threatening diseases – including asbestosis, pleural thickening, mesothelioma, and lung cancer.
In 1999, Asbestos was fully banned from use in the UK. However, despite this, it’s still responsible for over 5000 deaths every year. Many buildings constructed before the year 2000 may still have asbestos in them, meaning that it’s absolutely crucial that anyone who might be exposed – such as carpenters, plumbers, electricians, painters, and builders – must have asbestos awareness training.
This Asbestos Awareness training provides you with everything you need to know about the basics of asbestos safety awareness, and it does so in a concise, easily understood, and engaging format. However, please note – only HSE licensed contractors can test for and remove asbestos!
This course concludes with a multiple choice test with a downloadable and printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
Once we have received your enrolment for this course, we will email you the login details you require to access the course material. Access details will typically be sent to you within 48 hours of us receiving your order.