Introduction to Asbestos Awareness – Level 1

Asbestos Awareness
  • Duration: 1 hour

Synopsis of Introduction to Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos, although not used anymore, is all around us. Introduction of Asbestos Awareness is extremely important that anyone that works around asbestos has a basic understanding to protect themselves. It’s all so extremely important that employees are put through compliance training, and employers provide an awareness.

While asbestos can be dangerous, it doesn’t present a health risk if left undisturbed. But if the material containing asbestos is damaged, it can release fine dust that contains asbestos fibres.

When the dust is breathed in, the asbestos fibers enter the lungs and can gradually damage them over time.

In this course, we will cover the following understanding of:

  • What is asbestos?
  • What are the harmful effects of Asbestos?
  • Where can asbestos be found?
  • How to avoid exposure to asbestos
  • How asbestos can be managed
  • Asbestos Regulations

By the end of this Course you will be able to:

  • Recognize the properties of asbestos
  • Understand the various health hazards of asbestos
  • Identify types and likely locations of asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in buildings
  • Understand the controls when working with asbestos
  • Understand emergency procedures
  • Avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos-containing materials.

Structure of this Course

  • An introduction to Asbestos
  • Types of Asbestos
  • A history of the use of Asbestos in the UK
  • Risks associated with Asbestos
  • Asbestos Regulations
  • Control Measures
  • Working with Asbestos
  • Exposure
  • Trivia
  • Test your knowledge


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