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Accreditation:

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines and offers 1 hour of CDP credit


Certification:

On successful completion of this course you will be able to print your own CDP accredited certificate via your courses home page…


Course Content:

Employers, managers, employees, the selfemployed and all persons responsible for asbestos management in the work place. Any persons working in premises where there may be asbestos or where asbestos removal is required, would benefit from this course.

Course covers the following:

  • Describe the properties of asbestos in terms of the risks to and effects on health caused by exposure to asbestos and the increased risk to those who smoke
  • Outline the types of asbestos and explain where asbestos and Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) can be typically found within buildings and in plant
  • Describe the main reasons for the use of asbestos insulation, asbestos insulating boards, asbestos cement and other ACMs
  • Describe the risks of fibre release from ACMs
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how you would find information about the presence of asbestos before starting work
  • Know the procedures to follow if any unintentional contact is made with ACMs and have knowledge of appropriate emergency procedures
  • Outline the legislation relating to asbestos

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