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Asbestos Awareness

Cost: Pricing available on request
Duration: ½ day


This Asbestos Awareness training covers the following topics:

  • The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
  • The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant
  • The general procedures to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace
  • How to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos

Important – Awareness training is not enough if you plan to carry out any work with asbestos containing materials.


Entry requirements:

None required


entry requirements:

Asbestos awareness provides delegates information on how to avoid/recognise asbestos risk and how to protect themselves accordingly.

Method of delivery

Classroom presentation and discussion

Who is this for

This training is for those persons who are liable to disturb asbestos while carrying out their normal everyday work, or who may influence how work is carried out.


The course content satisfies the objectives as stipulated in Regulation 10 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.


Short question paper. Certificate of attendance from Training 2000.

Date last updated:25 September 2014