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The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 now include the duty that employers shall provide appropriate training for all workers who are likely to be exposed to asbestos. Our online asbestos awareness course can ensure that this requirement is met.

The Updated Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

This Online Asbestos Awareness Training Course complies fully with the recently updated Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, which came into force on the 6th April 2012. The Learning Material within the course has being updated in line with the new legislation from the HSE, (The Health and Safety Executive).

Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012

The Control of Asbestos Regulations originally came into force on the 13th November 2006, and have subsequently being updated on the 6th April 2012. The regulations require mandatory training for anyone who is liable to be exposed to Asbestos Fibres at work. Regulation 10 states that every employer shall ensure that adequate instruction and training is given to those employees who are liable to be exposed to Asbestos, or who supervise such employees, so that they are aware of:-

    The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including its interaction with smoking

    The types of products or materials likely to contain asbestos

    The operations which could result in asbestos exposure and the importance of preventive controls to minimise exposure

    Safe work practices, control measures, and protective equipment

    Emergency procedures

    Hygiene requirements

Asbestos Awareness Training is specifically for those individuals who may disturb Asbestos in their everyday work, or those who work in a building where Asbestos could be present. These include:-

    Maintenance Staff           Electricians                           Plumbers                  Painters and Decorators                 Joiners                Gas Fitters     Construction Workers      Demolition Workers              Roofers                     Ventilation Engineers                     Plasterers            Scaffolders     Building Surveyors          Shop Fitters                          Installers                   Telecommunications                      Computer and Networking

Our Asbestos Awareness Training Course has being Approved and Accredited. This means that a Full UK Awarding Body has looked at the learning material involved in our course and confirmed that this meets the requirements set out in Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 with regard to Asbestos Awareness Training.

The Approved Code of Practice (ACoP) advises that refresher Training should be given at least every year and be appropriate to the role undertaken.

Asbestos Awareness Course Contents

The course contains all of the essential recognised syllabus.

    What is asbestos    Definition and types of asbestos    The history of asbestos    Uses of asbestos    The dangers the health posed by asbestos

    The history of asbestos legislation    The 2006 Control of Asbestos Regulations    What is a licence?    Who will require a licence? Categories     of training    The duty holder – Their responsibilities    Undertaking work on pre – 2000 buildings    The Asbestos Register    The asbestos     management plan    Who is at risk    Sampling    When work begins    Emergency procedures    What the removers should do    Removal     procedures  for information

This essential Asbestos Awareness Training Course will fulfil the responsibility of those who have to make everyone in a potentially Asbestos containing building aware of the dangers, and also those who undertake simple maintenance or repairs aware of the hazards and work safely. Asbestos Awareness Certification will provide other companies that you may do work for the proof that staff training has taken place.

The duration of the Asbestos Awareness Training Course is approximately 1 and-a-half-hours, this is including the assessment.

Fully Compliant, Accredited On-Line Asbestos Awareness Training