Asbestos Awareness for Architects and Designers – e-Learning Course

£20.00 (exc. VAT)

When applying for the course we will require an individual email address per delegate.

This course covers the same subjects as our Asbestos Awareness course with an additional module aimed specifically at architects and designers working with buildings that may contain asbestos. It provides information about the legislation governing asbestos in work and outlines the responsibilities of architects and designers.

The course will make participants aware of the products that are likely to contain asbestos and the risks associated with them to give workers and supervisors the information they need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos.

The course is approved by leading industry bodies ROSPA and the IATP.

This course is online only, and you will need to be signed up to it by one of our team once you have ordered – in order to do this we need you to give us the email address for each delegate you are buying for.

Description

Please note you will not receive automatic access to the e-learning course, you will receive an email from us with instructions on how to access the course.  We will aim to send this to you within 2 working days.

Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used. Every year thousands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR) apply to employers, employees, self-employed persons and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos.

As well as informing candidates about the risks of working with asbestos, the course will deliver content to help them recognise asbestos containing materials, make them aware of where it was used, include steps they can take to minimise the risks and discuss the legislation that applies to working with asbestos.

Content:

  • Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
  • Different Types of Asbestos
  • Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos
  • An Outline of Asbestos Legislation
  • Content for Architects and Designers

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