Health & Safety Online – Asbestos Awareness Training

Somerset Skills & Learning
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1 hour
24 GBP excl. VAT
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Health & Safety Online – Asbestos Awareness Training

Somerset Skills & Learning CIC is pleased to offer a series of online courses which are available for employers who need to train their staff. These short structured courses will enable employers to make the work place safer and meet the legal requirements.

This Asbestos Awareness training programme teaches your employees all they need to know about basic asbestos awareness. The training will look at what asbestos is, where it might be found and what to do in case of accidental disturbance. It also looks at the major diseases that are caused by working with asbestos without adequate protection - asbestosis, pleural thickening, mesothelioma and lung cancer.

Training Course Content

Section 1: What is Asbestos?

This section looks at the 3 major types of asbestos and the 4 major diseases caused by it.

Section 2: Where Is Asbestos Found?

This section gives the delegate a detailed knowledge of where Asbestos and Asbestos products can be found and a brief look at the law to help them understand the requirements of them and others with regards to Asbestos.

Section 3: Emergency Procedures

This sections gives guidance on what to do when an accidental exposure to Asbestos occurs and how to protect themselves and others from the substance.


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Online Health & Safety Courses available: Asbestos Awareness, COSHH, Display Screen Equipment, Fire Awareness, Fire Warden, Food Safety & Hygiene Level 1 and Level 2, Health & Safety Essentials, Manual Handling, Slips Trips and Falls, Stress Awareness

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We are a leading provider of apprenticeships, traineeships and qualification courses across Somerset. We deliver from centres in Taunton, Bridgwater, Yeovil and Frome as well as via distance learning. As a leading adult education provider we also provide adult community...

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