Asbestos Awareness and Working with non-licensed asbestos training in Bury, Manchester.
Armco are holding an Asbestos Awareness and working with non-licensed asbestos course on 27th February 2015 in Bury, Manchester.
At Armco, we are holding a training day on 27th February 2015 at our dedicated training facility; Bury Business Centre, Bury, Manchester. The training will be a full day of classroom based training, made up of asbestos awareness (Category A) training in the morning, followed by working with non-licensed materials (Category B) in the afternoon.
Asbestos can be deadly and exposure can be detrimental to your health. The inhalation of asbestos dust can lead to developing asbestos related diseases such as the cancer, Mesothelioma and asbestosis.
It is important for anyone who comes into contact with asbestos in their work to undertake the necessary training. Around 20 tradespeople die each year through exposure to asbestos, it is important for them to be fully trained on how to properly work with asbestos.
Asbestos Awareness (Category A) will take place in the morning, this training is important if you spend time working in buildings that contain, or may contain asbestos ie. Built before 2000. This training is beneficial to tradespeople giving them the knowledge to;
Identify asbestos and who is at risk from it
Identify the different types and uses of asbestos.
Teaches the effects asbestos has on your health.
Gives you knowledge on how to deal with asbestos related emergencies and how to avoid exposure to asbestos.
Working with non-licensed asbestos materials training (Category B) will take place in the afternoon, it adheres to the control of asbestos regulations 2012, which stops anyone working with asbestos containing material (ACM’s) unless they have had proper training. This training teaches;
The safe practise when knowingly disturbing asbestos.
The proper use of personal protective equipment.
It provides practical demonstrations when working with ACM’s.
The adequate training to work safely with ACM’s such as asbestos cement, floor tiles and textured coating, all of which do not require a license, as stated by the HSE (health and safety executive).
According to the control of asbestos regulations (2012) all employers need to ensure that adequate training, instruction and information is given to all employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos or those who supervise these employees