asbestos awareness

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The Asbestos Awareness course is a 1/2 day  course which trains delegates on awareness of asbestos and its dangers, It does not train you to work with asbestos containing materials.

Completing this course will help you:


  • Be aware of the properties of asbestos and its effects on health
  • Be familiar with the types, uses and likely occurrences of asbestos
  • Where to obtain information on asbestos in premises prior to commencing work
  • What to do if suspicious materials are found
  • How to undertake work activities in a safe manner and without risk to themselves or others
  • Have an awareness of the key aspects of the asbestos regulations
  • Know what procedures to follow when coming into unintentional contact with asbestos

Asbestos Cat B (Non-licensable work with asbestos including NNLW)

Cat B course is a course which trains delegates on how to ‘bag and tag’ asbestos materials.

Specifically, the course covers:

  • Be familiar with what works are classified as non-licensed;
  • Be familiar with the control measures that will be required to undertake non-licensed work with asbestos containing materials;
  • How to undertake specific task as laid down in HSG210, Essential Task Manual including, but not limited to:
    • Drilling holes through AIB and textured coating
  • Removal of… 
    • Small AIB panels;
    • Asbestos cement based products;
    • Articles containing asbestos such as floor tiles, gaskets etc.

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