This course is aimed at making the candidates aware of the dangers associated with unknowingly coming into contact with asbestos. It does NOT train you to work with asbestos containing materials.
The course will cover:
- The properties and types of asbestos and their effects on health and safety, including the increased risk of lung cancer for those that smoke.
- The uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACM’s in building and plant.
- The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency such as the uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace.
- How to avoid risks from asbestos.