Envex Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Buildings

Course Title: Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Buildings
Course Reference: AS05
In-house or public: In-house
Accrediting organisation: Certificated by Envex
Description: Introduction

To provide candidates with an introduction to the knowledge and skills required to manage asbestos in buildings. This is an introduction to the some of the issues covered in the P405 course.

Suitable for

The principle Duty Holders i.e. those in charge of any aspect of repair, maintenance, refurbishment or demolition of a building that contains asbestos; the person or persons in charge of the site asbestos register; any staff member who may be involved in procuring or managing external contractors.

Learning Objectives

To provide an overview of the regulatory requirements for asbestos management and to provide practical guidance on how to manage asbestos in effectively.

Exam Format

Not examined. Certificate of attendance issued.

Programme Outline

  1. What is asbestos and key properties
  2. Identifying asbestos or importantly confirming the absence of asbestos in building materials
  3. An overview of asbestos health risks
  4. An overview of the historical application of asbestos as a construction material with photos
  5. An overview of the control of asbestos regulations, the Duty to Manage and designation of Duty Holders
  6. Asbestos Surveys: types and key points in reviewing and/or arranging
  7. Developing and implementing an Asbestos Management Plan
  8. The risk assessment process which defines management priorities with practical examples
  9. Asbestos registers and pros and cons of different types plus key management principles
  10. Control options for managing asbestos safely
  11. An overview of the asbestos abatement process and key issues for managing the process.
Difficulty: Intermediate
Location: At the client’s premises or an agreed off-site location (subject to agreed costs).
Course dates: In-house courses: Date, time and venue specified by you.
Duration: Full day
Fee: £750 + VAT

Maximum 8 delegates.

AS05 Introduction to the Management of Asbestos in Buildings

For more details on this course please call us or email enquiries

Adamson’s Laboratory Services Limited (ALS-Envex)
The Old Church,
31 Rochester Rd.,
Kent ME20 7PR
Tel: +44(0)1622 717700
Email: enquiries@als-envex.co.uk
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