Non-Licenced Asbestos Removal / Work & Non-Licenced Asbestos Removal / Work Refresher TrainingProviding UKATA approved asbestos training courses to businesses throughout the uk.
Asbestos Non-Licenced Removal & Refresher training should be given to those whose work will knowingly disturb low risk asbestos containing materials. Good examples of these types of people are maintenance workers, roofers, demolition workers and supervisors / managers of such people.
This training is in addition to and includes Asbestos Awareness. The training includes additional task specific instruction and training so that candidates can carry out works which is defined as Non-licenced Asbestos Works.
Who are these courses aimed at?
These courses are aimed at giving legal compliance to workers and those that supervise and manage workers who will be knowingly disturbing low risk (non-Licenced) asbestos materials as part of their job / role for any reason.
Generally this course is utilised by contractors such as builders, roofers, demolition contractors and others where their activities will require them to remove or disturb non licenced asbestos containing materials.
This training is the first step to compliance and will give all candidates a good general understanding of all requirements to safely and successfully work on non-licenced low risk asbestos containing materials.
How long is the training valid for?
It is a legal requirement that Non-Licenced Asbestos training is updated (refreshed) every 12 months, as a minimum.
How long are the courses?
Non-Licenced Asbestos Training is a full day course and runs for approximately 6 to 7 hours.
Non-Licenced Asbestos Refresher training is a shorter course and runs for approximately 3-4 Hours
What does the course teach you?
Non-Licenced Asbestos Training:
(The following is a brief intro to the training course, for full details of every element pleases contact us and we will send you a full breakdown of every element which the course delivers.)
- The properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including the increased risk of lung cancer for those exposed to asbestos who smoke;
- The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and asbestos containing materials in buildings and plant;
- The general procedures to be followed to deal with an emergency, e.g. an uncontrolled release of asbestos dust into the workplace;
- How to avoid the risks from asbestos, e.g. for building work, no employee should carry out work which disturbs the fabric of a building unless the employer has confirmed that asbestos containing materials are not present.
- the operations which could result in asbestos exposure and the importance of preventive controls to minimise exposure;
- how to make suitable and sufficient assessments of the risk of exposure to asbestos;
- the control limit, and the purpose of air monitoring;
- safe work practices, control measures, and protective equipment. This should include an explanation of how the correct use and maintenance of control measures, protective equipment and work methods can reduce the risks from asbestos, limit exposure to workers and limit the spread of asbestos fibres outside the work area including, where relevant, the maintenance of enclosures;
- procedures for recording, reporting and correcting defects;
- the purpose, appropriate choice and correct selection from a range of suitable RPE, including any limitations;
- the correct use, and where relevant, cleaning, maintenance and safe storage of RPE and PPE, in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions and information;
- the importance of achieving and maintaining a good seal between face and RPE, the relevance of pre-use tests and FFTs, and the importance of being clean-shaven;
- hygiene requirements;
- requirements and procedures for medical examination, for NNLW;
- decontamination procedures;
- waste handling procedures;
- emergency procedures, including how to deal with an emergency release;
- which work requires notification as NNLW and which work requires an HSE licence;
- an introduction to the relevant regulations, ACOPs and guidance that apply to asbestos work and other regulations that deal with the carriage and disposal of asbestos;
- personal sampling and leak and clearance sampling techniques, for analysts;
- other work hazards, including working at height, electrical,
Non-Licenced Refresher Training:
- Refresher training is a basic recap of the full course with particular attention paid to areas where further understanding is required.