Asbestos Awareness


In excess of 500,000 commercial, industrial and public buildings in the UK and Ireland are likely to contain asbestos materials. Unless this material is properly managed then workers especially maintenance workers and contractors may breathe in the deadly fibres whilst carrying out their routine jobs. Asbestos poses a serious threat to health.

On completion participants will be able to:

  •     Understand what asbestos is
  •     Understand asbestos dangers and health effects


  •     Health effects of exposure to asbestos
  •     Uses and likely occurrences of asbestos
  •     Identification and location of asbestos in buildings
  •     Asbestos containing materials and products
  •     Avoiding the risks from asbestos
  •     Asbestos risk assessments
  •     Control measures to prevent exposure
  •     Management actions to prevent and reduce exposure
  •     P.P.E. - Mask Fitting

Method of Delivery

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • Videos


½ day


Full Safetech certification of attendance is provided on successful completion of the course.

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