CITB Asbestos Awareness

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The purpose of this course is to provide candidates with an understanding of the risks of exposure to asbestos and how to avoid work which may disturb asbestos-containing materials.  

Course Content

  • Identify the difference between licensable work and non-licensed (notifiable and non-notifiable) work 
  • Identify the properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of developing lung cancer for asbestos workers who smoke 
  • List the types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos materials in buildings and plant 
  • Outline how to avoid the risk of exposure to asbestos 
  • Outline the general procedures to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace 
  • Outline the procedures to follow on discovery of asbestos containing materials 


For the successful completion of training, candidates must complete an end of course knowledge test that measures the learning outcomes and has a pass or fail criteria.  

Course details

Duration: ½ day
Capacity: 12 delegates
Price: £50 per person

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