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Asbestos Awareness Training

danger-asbestosThe Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP) approves this course. IATP are a trade association who exist to set standards in asbestos training and ensures that its members meet those standards; they liaise closely with the HSE to promote good practice and maintain these standards. It is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work have been provided with asbestos awareness training. Any organisation that allows builders or maintenance personnel onto their premises should ensure that they have evidence of asbestos awareness training. IATP approved training can ensure a quality standard for that training. By using an IATP approved training provider can ensure that the training offered and the training provider has the facilities, knowledge and experience to properly undertake and offer that training. The certificate issued with this course will not have an expiry date; expiry dates on Asbestos Awareness certificates are not a legal requirement. This course is best viewed and completed in Chrome or Firefox browsers. The Syllabus A brief history of the uses of asbestos Types of asbestos, properties and risks The effects of asbestos on workers health The types, uses and risks of ACMs in buildings Procedures to deal with emergencies How to avoid the risks of ACMs in buildings Employers and Employees legal duties Better awareness of The nature and properties of asbestos The health effects of exposure to asbestos The risks of smoking and exposure to asbestos The types, uses and locations of asbestos Legislation in relation to asbestos in general Where to seek advice on asbestos risks What to do in the event of an emergency

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