Asbestos Awareness

Man checking for asbestos

This half day training course in asbestos awareness is designed to give all types of workers the information to be able to correctly indentify potential asbestos containing material and products. The course covers; procedure once possible asbestos has been found, harmful effects of asbestos, different types of asbestos, responiblities and regulations.


4 Hours (depending on class size and experience)

Target Group:

Any person(s) who, as part of their working duties, could be exposed to asbestos in the workplace.


For delegates to understand what asbestos is, how it can be harmful, where it can be found and what action is to be taken if they find it

Course Content:

  • Asbestos The Hidden Killer – HSE Initiative
  • Real Life Story
  • Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
  • Asbestos Introduction
  • Asbestos Definitions
  • What is Asbestos?
  • Where is Asbestos found?
  • When is Asbestos dangerous?
  • Health effects
  • Diseases Caused by Asbestos
  • Who is at risk?
  • Working with asbestos
  • Asbestos Removal
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