Asbestos Awareness Training Course

About Course


This course provides workers with an understanding of the risks associated with Asbestos. It outlines how to identify materials that may contain Asbestos so that new and existing employees may work more safely whilst on site. It considers the risks, highlights the dangers and identifies key signs to look out for.

Topics covered in this course include:-
  • Properties of Asbestos
  • Uses of Asbestos
  • Health Hazards of Asbestos
  • Activities resulting in potential Asbestos
  • How to stay protected against Asbestos
  • Asbestos Regulations
What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral. There are six types, all of which are composed of long and thin fibrous crystals, each fibre being composed of many microscopic “fibrils” that can be released into the atmosphere by abrasion and other processes.

By taking this asbestos awareness training course, learners will know:
  • The health risks of exposure to Asbestos and the diseases related.
  • The types of Asbestos and where it can be found.
  • What activities result in Asbestos exposure.
  • How to stay protected when dealing with Asbestos (general safety and health requirements, correct PPE etc.)
  • How to clean up and expose off Asbestos.

Take clear notes so that they are easy to read and make sense to you later.

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Course Content

A beginners guide in Asbestos Awareness

  • Intro to Asbestos Awareness

General Overview and Properties

Uses of Asbestos

Asbestos Containing Materials

Health Hazards of Asbestos

Activities Resulting in Potential Asbestos Exposure

Asbestos Protection



Course Completed
Thank you for taking the time to learn about Asbestos health and safety and how to prevent future injuries and illnesses.