The UKATA Asbestos Awareness and NDTG Demolition Awareness training course gives an overview of the asbestos legislative measures in place to permit employees to safeguard themselves and others affected by work activities.
The course complies with:
- The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
- The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974
- Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015
- Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
This UKATA accredited certificate provides an awareness of asbestos and develops the knowledge amongst employees as regards the hazards and risks posed by asbestos containing materials (ACM’s). It also trains the correct procedures and systems required when undertaking basic demolition procedures on site.
The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 10 requires every employer to ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to their employees who are, or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos, or who supervise such employees. This syllabus will assist employers in meeting this requirement by explaining the properties of asbestos and its effects on the health of individuals.
Who should attend
This UKATA course is designed for anyone involved in demolition site operations, including managers, operatives and supervisors.
It is also legally required if you are liable to be exposed to asbestos, on completion you are certified for one year in line with The Approved Code of Practice.
This asbestos awareness course also covers the common subjects that operatives will need to understand during the health and safety test for the Construction Skills CSCS/CCDO card scheme.
Please note this course does not train you to work with asbestos containing materials.
All course prices include course hand-outs, UKATA registration and examination fees.
This course is carried out at your company premises and can accommodate a maximum of 15 delegates.
In order to undertake this course on your company premises THSP will require:
- A training room to comfortably accommodate all delegates with a 240V power supply for the theory component of the course.
On successful completion of this course, delegates will:
- Have an increased awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke
- Be familiar with the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos in buildings, and where appropriate items of plant
- Know how to avoid the risks from asbestos by understanding:
- where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
- what to do if suspicious materials are found
- how to use appropriate workplace precautions, including the risk assessment process, or seek advice on workplace precautions, in respect of the risks of asbestos
- Be able to undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or other
- Have an awareness of the key aspects of the asbestos regulations and how they fit into the broader context of health and safety legislation
- Understand the procedures to be followed when coming into unintentional contact with ACM’s and understand the appropriate emergency arrangements
- Have a full understanding of their duties and responsibilities when carrying out demolition operations
- Understand the legal requirements in relation to demolition operations.
This training can be carried out in-house at your premises, this offers the ability to train multiple members of staff at the same time in an environment where they feel comfortable. It also means that you save time away from the workplace and save money on travel and accommodation. All of our courses can be tailored to meet your requirements and reflect your business needs, for more information call us on 03456 122 144.