- Describe what asbestos is and what it does
- List the legal responsibilities of employers and employees
- Avoid the risk of asbestos exposure by being aware of where it’s commonly found and what it looks like
- Understand what to do in event of an accidental exposure to asbestos
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Key Learning Points
- The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke.
- The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACMs in buildings & plant.
- The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, for example an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust in the workplace.
- How to avoid the risks from asbestos, for example for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that ACMs are not present.
After this course learners will be able to:
- Describe what asbestos is and the characteristics that make it a useful construction material
- Explain why asbestos is so dangerous to health
- List common types of asbestos containing materials
- List common locations for asbestos
- Outline the legal responsibilities of the duty holder
- Name the asbestos surveys and their purpose
- Follow best practice ways of working to avoid creating dust
- Explain what training is necessary for licensed and unlicensed work with asbestos
- Follow best practice ways of working on site to reduce exposure to harmful materials (PPE)
- Explain what they must do if they disturb asbestos unintentionally
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Saving Valuable Time
Our customers are efficient modern organisations who want eLearning to be delivered as fast as possible with full comprehension by learners obtained and recorded. They know that saving even a small amount of time per module can result in major cost savings and that learner engagement is key to effective learning.
Our audience are adult learners with busy lives and a job to do. They don’t want to waste time and we know they will only sustain maximum attention for a limited period. Our pacey interesting and interactive modules engage and challenge learners, providing better retention and understanding, saving people time. We don’t waffle. We do apply the ‘so what?’ test to ensure that everything said or written supports the course outcomes and we use plain English. Our courses use accelerated learning techniques to provide rapid comprehension. This includes allowing learners to experiment with a situation and see the results; using synchronised audio, text, graphics, animation, photographs and games to engage both left and right brain in the process. The learner is presented with a wide variety of interaction types and can use the eBooks for checklists and on the spot access.
Making a lasting impact on learners
Our 4 step process promotes learning, confidence and use of skills in the workplace.
Step 1 – Establish relevance and benefit to the learner
Step 2 – Engage the learner throughout the course
Step 3 – Ensure learning has occurred and provide a certificate of accomplishment
Step 4 – Provide support materials at point of need to aid memory and application of skills