UKATA Asbestos Awareness


Asbestos is one of the most hazardous building materials in the construction industry and one that causes thousands of illnesses and hundreds of deaths every year. The material was commonly used in construction up until the year 2000 because of its strength and thermal


Main course last for approx. 2 hours (including time taken for final exam, this will give you 2 CPD points)


Who the course is aimed at:

This course is targeted primarily at anyone who may come into contact with Asbestos as part of their job. Traditionally this would be suitable for tradespeople such as builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and building maintenance professionals.

All work with asbestos containing materials falls under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Under these regulations employers must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is provided to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. The regulations also apply to maintenance workers and others who in undertaking their job may come in to contact with asbestos

What does the course cover:

Different types of Asbestos

Avoiding the Risks

Codes, Practices and Regulations

Basic Principles of Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos and its Effects

What People Say

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