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Wed 22 Apr 2020
09:00 - 12:30

Venue: Greenwich House, Minsk Room

Provided by: Occupational Health and Safety Service

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You may make a provisional booking using this page, but your place will not be confirmed until the booking has been approved.

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Wed 22 Apr 2020

Wed 15 Jul 2020

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Asbestos Awareness Training

Wed 22 Apr 2020


This training will provide delegates with a basic knowledge of asbestos awareness, the risks and the legal requirements under the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012.

Target audience
  • General maintenance staff, electricians, heating, ventilation and telecommunications engineers and IT installers together with their supervisors (including cleaning supervisors) and laboratory managers
  • College staff can make a provisional booking which will be confirmed 14 days ahead of the training date if places are available
  • Further details regarding OHSS’ eligibility criteria are available

Number of sessions: 1

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Wed 22 Apr   09:00 - 12:30 09:00 - 12:30 Greenwich House, Minsk Room map Thames Laboratories
Topics covered

This course will include the following areas:

  • What asbestos is
  • Where it was used
  • Examples within buildings
  • Regulatory framework
  • Explanation of the Regulations and where they apply
  • Managing – surveys, risk assessment and the Asbestos Management Plan
  • An overview of programmed removal or remediation works
  • What to do in an emergency

Having attended the course delegates should:

  • Understand the basic legal requirements in order to comply with CAR 2012
  • Understand the health hazards and risks relating to asbestos exposure and what precautions need to be taken
  • Have an insight into the types of asbestos containing materials, its usage and where it can be found in premises
  • Have an understanding of the types of asbestos surveys and where they apply
  • Know where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • What to do if suspicious materials are found
  • Have a basic understanding of the process involved in remediation work



College staff will be charged £30.00 per participant, see charging for further information


Delegates will receive a comprehensive training pack. Delegates who successfully complete the training will be issued with a UKATA Certificate.


One half day session


A number of times per year

Buildings and Construction

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