Introduction

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Course Content

Content i.e Asbestos Awareness

Module 1:
Outline the properties, risks and its effects on health of asbestos exposure:
➢ Describe the types and properties of asbestos minerals.
➢ The risks to and effects of health caused by exposure to asbestos.
➢ Increased risks from smoking.
➢ General epidemiology and statistics.
Module 2:
Have a general knowledge of the types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACMs in buildings and plant and be in a position to:
➢ Outline the types of asbestos;
➢ Explain where asbestos and ACMs can be typically found within buildings;
➢ Describe the main reasons for the use of asbestos coatings, insulation, asbestos insulating board, asbestos cement and other asbestos containing materials.
Module 3:
How to avoid the risks from asbestos
➢ Describe the risks of fibre release from asbestos coatings, insulation, asbestos insulating board, asbestos cement and other asbestos containing materials;
➢ Demonstrate an awareness of how they would find information about the presence of asbestos before starting work;
➢ Explain the general emergency arrangements to be used in the event that asbestos or ACMs are discovered or disturbed during the course of works.
Module 4:
Outline of legislation relating to asbestos
➢ Understand in simple terms where asbestos legislation fits in the wider context of health and safety legislation
➢ Outline of the legislation governing asbestos and work with asbestos, particularly regulations 5 and 6 of CAR;
➢ Outline the basic framework (Regulation 4) for managing ACMs
➢ UKATA Emergency Procedure

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