UKATA Asbestos Awareness training dates announced

   09 February 2024     News

Develop Training, the UK’s leading accredited provider of compliance, technical, and safety training, is pleased to announce new training dates for its UKATA Asbestos Awareness course. In response to overwhelming demand we are offering two half-day virtual classroom training sessions on the 8th of April 2024 and the 18th of July 2024.

What to Expect:

1. Half-Day Virtual Classroom Delivery:
Attend the training from the comfort of your own environment. The course will be delivered via Microsoft Teams/Zoom by Ridgeway Environmental Ltd who are UKATA approved Professional Member Number 337.

2. Building Awareness and Knowledge:
The course aims to provide participants with a deep understanding of the hazards and risks associated with asbestos-containing materials (ACMs). By the end of the training, you will be equipped with the knowledge needed to identify, assess, and mitigate risks related to asbestos in various work environments.

What You’ll Learn About Asbestos:

Nature and Properties of Asbestos:
– Gain increased awareness of the nature and properties of asbestos.
– Understand the health effects, including the heightened risk of lung cancer for those who smoke and work with asbestos.

Types, Uses, and Occurrences of Asbestos:
– Become familiar with the various types and uses of asbestos in buildings and relevant plant items.
– Identify likely occurrences of asbestos and learn to navigate potential risks.

Risk Avoidance and Mitigation:
– Know where to access information on asbestos in premises before commencing work.
– Learn what steps to take if suspicious materials are discovered.
– Understand the importance of workplace precautions, including the risk assessment process.

Safe Work Practices:
– Undertake work activities safely, minimising risks to yourself and others.
– Comprehend key aspects of asbestos regulations within the broader context of health and safety legislation.

Emergency Preparedness:
– Understand procedures for unintentional contact with ACMs.
– Familiarise yourself with appropriate emergency arrangements.

Why do employees need asbestos awareness training?

Asbestos awareness is crucial for the well-being of employees and others affected by work activities. This course not only meets regulatory requirements but goes beyond, empowering individuals to contribute to a safer working environment.

Secure your spot on an online Asbestos Awareness training course

Don’t miss this opportunity to enhance your knowledge and contribute to a safer workplace. Secure your spot for the upcoming training dates on the 8th of April 2024 and the 18th of July 2024. Limited spaces are available, so act fast!

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This UKATA course, that we are offering for sale, is sold under license from Ridgeway Environmental Ltd who are UKATA approved Professional Member Number 337 and Develop Training are not a UKATA Professional Member for this classification of training, Asbestos Awareness.

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