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Asbestos Awareness Training Courses in Edinburgh
Asbestos Awareness Training at Our Edinburgh, Broxburn Facility
Buildings constructed before the year 2000 in Edinburgh have a high chance of containing Asbestos. You and your employees have a legal requirement to carry out Asbestos Awareness training if this is the case, in order to build awareness.
Being asbestos aware will help you avoid the risks and ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to your employees who are, or who are liable to be exposed to asbestos in or around Edinburgh, or who supervise such employees.
What’s Covered in The Course?
The Asbestos Awareness course content consists of the following:-
- Introduction to Asbestos – what is it?
- Legal requirements of employers and employees – what does the Law say?
- Hazards – what can it do to me?
- Basic awareness and procedures – what does it look like and what do I do
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- Dealing with it – what can I do and not do as a non-specialist contractor?
- PPE requirements and equipment considerations – what kit do I need?
- Summary including basic multiple choice test paper
Asbestos Awareness Training FAQ’s
Will I get an Asbestos Awareness Certificate?
Yes, on successful completion of this course, you will be required to complete a basic multiple-choice test paper and will receive a Training Plus Certificate of Completion.
What will I need to attend the course?
You won’t need any equipment to attend the Asbestos Awareness course, it’s purely theory-based.
Do I need any previous asbestos awareness experience before I come along?
No previous formal qualifications or experience is necessary to attend this course.
Is Asbestos Awareness required by law?
Yes, it is a legal requirement that all who may come across asbestos in their day to day work must have been provided with asbestos awareness training. Appropriate training specific to the tasks you will undertake should be given if you intentionally work on asbestos.
What dates do you have available in Edinburgh?
We run these courses regularly, and always have last-minute places available. Please contact us via the form above or call 0131 322 6738 to check availability and cost.
Do you have any online asbestos courses if I can’t make the Edinburgh dates?
Yes we do, the price is £35 and you can find the details here. online asbestos course
If you have any questions about either course please don’t hesitate to get in touch.