Health & Safety

Asbestos Awareness (ASB)


Description
Although banned from use in the UK in 1999, it is still present in a number of buildings and other sites across the country. Although it has the potential to be extremely harmful to health, asbestos can be managed safely in its existing locations provided that the correct procedures and precautions are used.

This eLearning course provides an overview to asbestos, its dangers to health and the material benefits that
made its use so widespread in the 1960s and 70s. It also shows where you’re likely to encounter asbestos and how to proceed if you do, along with a summary of the legal regulations that govern them. Finally and most importantly, this course will show you how to minimise the risk to your own health, if you should encounter asbestos at work.

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Modules:
1. Introduction
Covers the risks of asbestos and why it was originally used.

2. Effects on health
Highlights how and why asbestos is such a danger to health.

3. Uses and occurrences of asbestos
Looks at where you are more likely to find asbestos in use.

4. Legal requirements
Discusses the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

5. Emergency procedures
Looks at what to do if you should find asbestos at work.

6. Avoiding the risks of asbestos
Shows how to avoid risks as an employer and employee.

7. Asbestos surveys
Covers the types of surveys that are made to assess asbestos.

8. Knowledge check
A quiz requiring an 80% score to pass.

Course duration:
Approximately 40 mins (including quiz), though no time limit set.

Certification:
Your certificate will be available to download as soon as you have passed the end of course quiz.
Content
  • Asbestos Awareness
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever