Our Asbestos Awareness and Sampling course provides an introduction to asbestos and a basic understanding of the regulations surrounding it under the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). It aims to develop delegates knowledge regarding the hazards and risks associated with Asbestos, helping workers to safe-guard themselves and others that may be affected by their work. The course will also cover Sampling Strategy, Safe Systems of Work, PPE and RPE and decontamination procedures.
Explanation of different fibre types, its history and asbestos properties.
An explanation of the risks of asbestos exposure.
Locations and uses of asbestos, types of asbestos products.
Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 in relation to the following:
Emergencies, asbestos essentials and working safely.
Covers the following:
All candidates will take a practical assessment where they must demonstrate the ability to take samples correctly and safely. Candidates must also show that they can properly bag and package the samples and complete the relevant bSure paperwork included with each test kit.
N.B – All sampled materials used for demonstration and assessment purposes are non-asbestos containing samples.
This course is suitable for general maintenance staff, electricians, plumbers, construction workers, decorators or any employees involved in any part of the building maintenance process who may disturb the fabric of a building.
If you require group training for your staff, we can host this course at a venue and date of your choice. Contact a member of our team for more information.