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UKATA Asbestos Awareness in Soil and Made Ground (Virtual) training course

Course code: UKATA-SMG(V)

Course overview

A 1 day training course to prevent exposure to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM's) and give individuals the knowledge to recognise and report ACM's, including in soils and demolition waste.

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UKATA Asbestos Awareness in Soil and Made Ground (Virtual)

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Benefits of attending for the learner

Learners will gain an understanding of the issues surrounding asbestos in soil and demolition waste including;

  • Preventing exposure to Asbestos Containing Materials.
  • Awareness of the information that must be given, in order to prevent contact with Asbestos Containing Materials.
  • Fully understand the potential consequences of exposure to Asbestos.

Benefits of attending for the employer

  • Ensure that operatives, supervisors and managers comply with their legislative responsibilities.
  • Prevent employee exposure to Asbestos Containing Materials.
  • Increased awareness for employees of the health hazards pertaining to Asbestos Containing Materials.
  • Satisfying employers' legal requirements in relation to Asbestos Awareness.

What you will learn

  • What is asbestos, and where did it come from.
  • Brief historical overview.
  • Health issues and illnesses associated with exposure to asbestos.
  • Where it has previously been used in domestic, commercial and industrial premises.
  • Implications of finding asbestos in soil and demolition waste.
  • The legal aspects with regard to prevention of exposure, including Health and Safety at Work Act, Asbestos Regulations and Construction, Design Management Regulations.
  • Understanding of legal requirements for preliminary investigation and disposal.
  • Individual and corporate responsibilities, to enable avoidance of prosecution.

What qualifications will you achieve?

  • UKATA certificate for Category 'A' Awareness Training in Soils and Demolition.

How is this training delivered?

  • This training is delivered virtually over Microsoft Teams by a suitably qualified lecturer. Learners will be required to interact with the lecturer at appropriate points and engage in group discussions.
  • A multi-choice question/written assessment must be successfully completed to pass the course and be awarded a certificate.

Course dates

Course code
1 day course
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