Asbestos Awareness

Over 70% of UK school buildings still contain asbestos and it is vital this dangerous substance is managed safely in order to avoid a major incident. When managed well asbestos is perfectly safe as it will be safe and secure from being disturbed. By providing key information, this module details everything that all of your staff need to know about carefully managing and preventing contact with this killer substance.

Course Presented by: 

Paul Knight


15-20 Minutes

Key topics covered

  • What is asbestos?

  • The danger from asbestos and how it affects us

  • Identifying asbestos

  • Asbestos facts and myths busted

  • Where might asbestos be found?

  • Managing asbestos

  • Asbestos registers, surveys and plans

  • Practical advice on dealing with asbestos

  • Reacting to an asbestos incident

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