Asbestos Awareness Training Courses Chelmsford
It is a legal requirement that everyone who may come across asbestos in their day to day work has been provided with asbestos awareness training. If they work on asbestos they must have had appropriate training specific to the tasks they will undertake.
Asbestos awareness training should be given to employees whose work could disturb the fabric of a building and expose them to asbestos or who supervise or influence the work.
If you have no intention of removing asbestos but work on buildings built or refurbished before the year 2000, asbestos could be present. You will need awareness training so you know how to avoid the risks
In particular, it should be given to those workers in the refurbishment, maintenance and allied trades where it is foreseeable that ACMs may become exposed during their work including:
- Architects, building surveyors and other such professionals
- Construction workers
- Computer and data installers
- Demolition workers
- Fire and burglar alarm installers
- Gas fitters
- General maintenance staff
- Heating and ventilation engineers
- Painters and decorators
- Shop fitters
- Telecommunication engineers