The course will give an overview of Asbestos and its effects on health, the types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos in buildings and plant. As well as understand and be able to describe the action measures to avoid risks from asbestos.
The risks from asbestos can be caused by building work or through intrusion or disturbance of the fabric of the building.
By the end of the training, delegates will be able to: 1. Describe the properties of asbestos and the effects on health. 2. Describe the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings and plant. 3. Describe the implement the general procedures to follow in an emergency. 4. Understand, describe and effectively maintain the action measures to avoid risks from asbestos. 5. Understand the different types of asbestos survey. 6. Implement the corporate asbestos management arrangements (NEW DOCUMENTATION) and know where to seek further information about this.