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What is Asbestos Awareness?
The Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012 makes it clear that employers must give staff sufficient information and training before they work around asbestos. Protecting workers from the dangers of asbestos is vital. According to the HSE, it’s possible to find asbestos in buildings constructed or refurbished before 2000. More than 50% of UK homes are likely to contain asbestos, and it is responsible for an estimated 5,000 deaths per year in the UK.
What's Included in the Asbestos Awareness Course?
The purpose of this Asbestos Awareness online course is to help employers fulfil their legal requirements and enable employees to work safely. Employers have a duty to provide adequate control of staff exposure to harmful substances in the workplace; our online course provides an awareness of the risks for workers likely to come into contact with asbestos. The e-learning course also covers the emergency procedures to be followed whenever asbestos fibres are disturbed or released.
Benefits of Asbestos Awareness TrainingThe asbestos awareness online training course enables employers to safeguard the health and safety of their staff, as well as meet their obligations under the law. It is designed for individuals who may be exposed to asbestos. It is also appropriate for staff in supervisory roles, such as HR and office management, and anyone with a responsibility for health and safety training within the business. This asbestos awareness e-learning course is suitable for all tradespeople – however, it is especially useful for anyone whose professional responsibilities include the management and maintenance of buildings. Relevant industries and professions include:
- Demolition workers
Course ProgrammeThe Asbestos Awareness online course takes around 40 minutes to complete. It covers the following topics:
- What asbestos is, where you can find it, and what it is used for.
- The legal obligations involved in working with asbestos.
- The emergency action needed if exposed to asbestos.
- The various risks, diseases, and effects associated with asbestos.
- The different types of asbestos and materials that contain them.
- What to do if you are exposed to asbestos.
- Understand the risks and dangers of asbestos and how to reduce them
- Be aware of safety measures, precautions and controls when dealing with asbestos on site
- Recognise where asbestos or materials containing asbestos can be found and what they look like
- Understand what to do if asbestos is disturbed or released
There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course, with results provided immediately.
Why Choose Phoenix Health & Safety?
Phoenix Health & Safety are one of the UK’s premier providers of health and safety courses. You’ll also be pleased to know that they have pass rates above the industry average. Employees who take this asbestos awareness online course benefit from the support of their expert tutors and gain access to the Phoenix Facebook community group – ideal for connecting with other candidates.
When and how will I receive my results and certificate?
Once you complete the course and assessment, a confirmation of results is available immediately. This certificate can be printed or saved as proof of completion.
What’s the duration of the online course?
The course should take 40 minutes to complete.
What happens if I fail the assessment?
You can retake the assessment.
For accredited courses such as NEBOSH and IOSH a certificate will be sent directly to you from the appropriate awarding body.
For short health and safety courses a completion certificate is available at the end of the course. You can screenshot this or print it out to confirm completion of the training.
All you need to complete our health and safety e-learning courses is a computer, tablet or smartphone and an internet connection.
Online learning courses provide flexible learning experiences so that you study whenever, easily fitting learning around other commitments.
Our e-learning courses include interactive activities, real-life scenarios, and practice exam questions, all designed to provide an informative and engaging learning experience. The programmes can be bookmarked, making it easy for learners to pick up where they left off and study around their schedule.
Our short health and safety courses also help employers to demonstrate that they have fulfilled their legal duties to ensure their personnel have been adequately trained.
Once the courses have been completed, a confirmation of results can be saved or printed as evidence. This can then be kept on record as evidence of suitable training.
You will instantly receive a confirmation email with your order details and your course login details will follow within one business working day.
Please note that course bookings can not be processed over weekends or bank holidays and will be processed the next business working day.
Click the 'Buy' or 'Add to cart' button and you will be taken to our payment/booking page where you can choose to pay online now using a debit/credit card or you can pay later by invoice.
Once you have paid for your course(s), you will receive an email from our team advising how to begin your training.
You will be provided with a username and password which will enable you to access the e-learning portal. Login to start your course, once you have completed and passed the course, you will be able to download and print your certificate straight away.
Founded in 2005, Phoenix Health & Safety are one of the nation's leading health and safety training providers, and are committed to providing an unbeatable service and learning experience to students.
We deliver NEBOSH, IOSH, NVQ, Construction, First Aid and general health and safety courses to your organisation and employees. Our courses are available online, at a training centre, in-house or via distance learning. Our training courses are comprehensive and cover all aspects of health, safety and environmental management.
Envico is working in partnership with Phoenix Health & Safety offering NEBOSH training and is not accredited by or associated with NEBOSH, IOSH or any other examination bodies, awarding bodies, institutions or organisations in any way whatsoever.