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Asbestos Awareness

Lynwood
Course summary
Length: 0.5 days
Price: 50 GBP excl. VAT
Location: Greater Manchester
Next available date: Request information for dates - Greater Manchester
Provider: Lynwood plus
Course type: Open / Scheduled

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos Awareness - Health & Safety Training Courses, Greater Manchester

This half-day awareness course for non-licensed asbestos work is especially designed to provide your employees with the information and confidence to safely tackle certain asbestos-related tasks on the job, as well as act appropriately if they should encounter asbestos during their normal working activities.

This course helps employers to fulfill the HSE requirements and the Asbestos Regulations regarding asbestos training for non-licensed asbestos work.

Participants of the half-day programme will cover all of the essentials, including:

  • Definition of asbestos
  • Legal provisions relating to asbestos
  • Health effects of asbestos
  • Where asbestos can be found
  • How to deal with asbestos
  • Protective equipment
This training course is delivered as an open course in Lynwood's dedicated centre in Greater Manchester, but can also be taught in-house and brought to your own premises. If this is the case, we can tailor the course to include your emergency and task-specific procedures.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This Asbestos Awareness course is suitable for all workers and has been established to be easily understood and applicable to all employees. This course can also be very beneficial for employers who have encountered asbestos in their building or offices and want to train their employees to proceed as safely as possible.

Assessment

Learning in this Asbestos Awareness half-day course is validated through a multiple choice assessment. Employers are then given the results, along with advice on their delegates and their level of competence.

Training Course Content

This half-day course in Asbestos Awareness is taught as follows:

What is asbestos?

  • Introduction
  • 3 most common types of asbestos
  • Common characteristics

What the law says about asbestos   

  • The main pieces of asbestos law
  • The main requirements of asbestos law
  • Types of work that you are allowed to do
  • Employee responsibilities

Where asbestos can be found    

  • Introduction
  • Why asbestos was used
  • When asbestos was used
  • Where asbestos was used

How asbestos can affect your health   

  • The scale of the problem
  • The means of entry
  • The health effects

What you should do about asbestos    

  • How to find out if a building might contain asbestos
  • What to do if you discover asbestos containing material

Personal protective equipment    

  • Which PPE to use
  • How to remove your PPE
  • How to decontaminate yourself

Dealing with other dangers   

  • Example factors to consider

Expenses

The cost of this Asbestos Awareness course is £50 + VAT per delegate.

In-House / Off-Site Training


The programme can also be run as a closed course, held at Lynwood's training facilities in Greater Manchester or at your chosen location. Closed courses can also be tailored to fit any company-specific requirements you may have, though this may result in a longer course duration depending on the amount of additional content that needs to be covered.

Provider: Lynwood

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Lynwood is a well-established provider of management systems consultancy and health & safety training designed to help organisations meet their legal obligations while simultaneously enhancing their performance and success. With offices and a dedicated training suite in Greater Manchester, they...


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