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Asbestos Awareness

If you’re in a building that was built before the year 2000, it probably contains asbestos. The dangers that asbestos presents are serious, with it being responsible for around 5,000 deaths per year.

Employers must ensure that anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work understands what asbestos is and how to work in a competent and safe way, without risk to themselves or others.

Course Overview

Highfield’s Asbestos Awareness Short Course is designed to ensure that anyone who may come into contact with asbestos knows what asbestos is, where it can be found, the dangers of asbestos and how to protect themselves from accidental exposure. Learners undertaking this course will gain the knowledge and skills required to work safely with asbestos, ensuring that they, and others, remain safe.

Areas Covered

  • What asbestos is
  • Where it can be found
  • Asbestos-related death
  • Health implications of asbestos exposure
  • Working with asbestos
  • Preventing accidental asbestos exposure

Key details at a glance

40 - 60 Minutes
Anyone who could disturb asbestos while carrying out their everyday work
No prior knowledge needed
Multiple-choice questions
Yes - Highfield Completion Certificate
Laptop / Desktop PC Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox Apple iMacs / Macbooks Safari, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox iPads Safari, Google Chrome for tablets Android / Windows based tablets Google Chrome for Tablets, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer 11 NOTE: Enabling JavaScript and a stable broadband connection are required.
Tel: 0845 226 0350 Email:

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