To provide delegates with an awareness of the risks associated with exposure to asbestos and how they should be managed.

The Course Objectives

By actively participating in this course delegates will be able to:

  • Know the harmful effects of asbestos
  • Know the restrictions placed on working with asbestos by specific legislation
  • Recognise the type of common materials/equipment which may contain asbestos


The Course Content

  • Asbestos – an introduction
  • Who is at risk?
  • Managing asbestos
    • Asbestos if present
    • What you need to know
  • Making an assessment
    • Decision
    • Good condition
    • Poor condition
  • Asbestos in buildings
  • Materials using asbestos
  • Taking action
    • Repair and removal
    • Disposal
    • Passing on information
    • References
    • Course questionnaire

Getting started with the course…

For further information on the Asbestos Awareness course please call us on 01225 326 895, alternatively you can contact a member of the Quidos team at

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