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Asbestos Awareness

Asbestos is probably the most dangerous building material ever used. Every year thousands of people fall ill and die because of exposure to asbestos which was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000.

Being aware of the products that are likely to contain asbestos and the risks associated with them give workers and supervisors the information they need to avoid work that may disturb asbestos.

This course will help to ensure that your employees will adopt safe working practices which are so important to protect themselves and others from the dangers of asbestos exposure. More importantly your company will be complying with the HSE legal requirements. Upon successful completion your certificate will be ready for immediate download.

This is a mandatory course you MUST by LAW undergo this training and provide it to your employees.

Who Is It For?

The Asbestos Awareness course is designed for anyone who may come into contact with asbestos in their work. Most commonly, that includes builders, plumbers, electricians, carpenters and other building related and maintenance trades.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self-employed people and duty holders and cover all work with asbestos containing materials. Regulation 10 of CAR states that every employer must ensure that adequate information, instruction and training is given to employees who are liable to be exposed to asbestos. This includes maintenance workers and others who may come into contact with or disturb asbestos.



  • Ensures you are meeting HSE regulations – this is a mandatory course, HSE regulations mean you MUST by LAW undergo this training and/or provide it to your employees
  • The course is approved by leading industry bodies ROSPA and the IATP.
  • Online training is flexible, efficient and cost effective meaning you can progress through the modules at your own pace and in your own time



What Will You Learn?

  1. Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure
  2. Different Types of Asbestos
  3. Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos
  4. An Outline of Asbestos Legislation

Course Cost:



65 minutes

Course Approved By:


Pass Rate:


Systems Requirements

Operating System: Windows 7+ or Mac OSX (10.8+)

Browser: A modern and up to date web browser

Video: Up to date video drivers

Memory: 1Gb+ RAM Additional

Software: Flash Player (latest version)

Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

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