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Introduction This course has been designed for operatives engaged in and carrying out small works on LOW LEVEL Asbestos (except insulation, coating or insulation board). Objectives By the end of the course operatives will have gained knowledge on: Dangers of Exposure Limit of Work with Asbestos Safe Working Procedures, Practices and Methods. Safety Controls, Precautions and Requirements for Safe Handling. Waste Disposal Requirements for Asbestos and Contaminated Materials The Course Covers What is Asbestos - nature forms and names Legal Framework for working with Asbestos containing Materials (Regulations and ACOP's). Health Hazards and Affects Exposure Limits and Action Levels Identification - Sampling, Testing and Labelling Risk Assessment - for exposure and MHSW Regs Training Requirements Prevention or Reduction of Exposure Use of Procedures, Instructions and Control Measures. Provision and Cleaning of Protective Clothing Housekeeping and Cleanliness Designated Areas Health Surveillance Washing and Changing Practical demonstration and practice by participants in workplace techniques, covering aspects such as gland packing, jointing, ceiling tiles, other items such as brakes and clutches. All participants will be expected to participate in this section and must have suitable protective clothing for this activity e.g. coveralls, safety glasses or goggles, disposable face masks and impervious gloves. THERE WILL BE NO ASBESTOS USED IN THE DEMONSTRATION. As this is for demonstration purposes the protective equipment need not be to the standard required for Asbestos working. A suitable room/workshop of reasonable size must be available for the practical session. Course Duration One Day Certification Certificate of Attendance

Introduction This course has been designed for operatives engaged in and carrying out small works on LOW LEVEL Asbestos (except insulation, coating or insulation board). Objectives By the end of the course operatives will have gained knowledge on: Dangers of Exposure Limit of Work with Asbestos Safe Working Procedures, Practices and Methods. Safety Controls, Precautions and Requirements for Safe...

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