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Asbestos Awareness

Under the Control of Asbestos Regulations it is a requirement that ANYONE who is likely to come into contact with asbestos is trained to minimum standard to a syllabus laid down by the HSE on an annual basis. Exemption from this requirement can only be applied when it can be proved that the working environment is completely free from asbestos containing materials.

YHC can provide this training given by qualified trainers holding the BOHS P402 qualification as a minimum at their base in Yeovil, Somerset or at your location across the South West**. This is completed with a YHC certificate or with UKATA (United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association) approved.

Who should attend

Anyone involved with the general maintenance or repair of buildings or components thereof including electricians, plumbers, carpenters, heating and ventilation engineers, telecoms, alarms, roofers, painters etc. It is estimated that by the year 2020 over 10,000 per year will die from asbestos related diseases and it will remain the biggest cause of work related deaths in the UK.

Course Aims & Objective

* Understand the requirements of the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012
* Gain an overview of Health and Safety Law
* Identify the risks involved and avoid them
* Discuss the control measures and emergency procedures

Course Programme

* Introduction and safety briefing
* Reasons for training and the law
* Types of asbestos and its many uses and likely locations
* The health risks and related diseases
* Duties of management of asbestos
* Avoiding the risk and Emergency procedures
* PPE and RPE
* Theory written exam - Upon successful completion of practical and written assessment delegates will receive a certificate of training valid for one year.

Duration ½ day


**A suitable room for the number of delegates with heat, light, power, tables and chairs is required for this course

Cost £50 per delegate plus VAT – group discounts may be available please ask for details

The UKATA approved course is £75 per delegate plus VAT

It is advised that Face Fitting of RPE is considered which we offer at £20 per person as a general service but if undertaken on the same day as the asbestos awareness course will be provided at £15 per person plus VAT

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