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 and it was widely used by the construction industry right up until the year 2000.

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 apply to employers, employees, self employed persons 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.

What does the Asbestos Awareness online course cover?

This course covers all areas of asbestos awareness and 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 course consists of 4 modules with questions at the end. The modules cover areas such as recognising asbestos, where it is used, minimising the risks and legislation about working with asbestos.

You are given the chance to review all your answers at the end of each module before final submission and you will be given 3 attempts at each module to achieve a pass rate of 100%.

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E-Learning Course Modules

Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
1 Properties and Risks of Asbestos Exposure Pass percentage required:100
2 Different Types of Asbestos Pass percentage required:100
3 Avoiding the Risks from Asbestos Pass percentage required:100
4 An Outline of Asbestos Legislation Pass percentage required:100

Recommended system 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: 1 Gb+ RAM
Additional Software: Flash Player (latest version)
Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)