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The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) works to make European workplaces safer, healthier, and more productive for the benefit of businesses, employees, and governments. Under EU-OSHA, The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) serves as an authority, enforcing health and safety law in industrial workplaces. HSE provides asbestos regulations that are applicable to all workers in the UK, and helps workers understand how they can stay safe and well.
Who must take this course?
Employers are responsible for training employees in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and any regulations applicable to their work environment. In particular, any employee who handles or uses harmful or toxic substances must be trained on safe handling and use of the materials.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a UK HSE Regulations Asbestos Awareness Training printable certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our UK HSE Asbestos Awareness Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check non-scored questions, and a final exam.
Welcome to the UK HSE Asbestos Awareness Safety Training course. In order to ensure a safe work environment, every employee has a right to know about potential exposure to asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) in the workplace. This course provides basic safety training on asbestos. While not all hazards associated with asbestos exposure will be covered in this course, we will cover some of the most common hazards and provide relevant links to additional resources.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Asbestos Awareness
- What is Asbestos?
- Types of Asbestos
- What Happened to Asbestos?
- Asbestos-related Diseases
- Key Terms
- Injury and Fatality Statistics
- Routes of Entry
- Units of Concentration
- HSE Regulations and Standards
- Additional Resources
- Employer Responsibilities
- Duty Holder Responsibilities
- Employee Responsibilities
- Hazard Awareness
- Recognition of Health Hazards
- Risk Assessment
- Medical Records
- Employee Exposure
- Hazard Monitoring
- Plan of Work
- Hazard Statement
- Health Hazard Classes
- Safety Data Sheets
- Hazard Communication Programme
- Exposure Controls
- Engineering Controls
- Administrative and Work Practice Controls
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Respiratory Protection
- Selecting Respiratory Protection
- Respirator Components
- Types of Respirators
- Respiratory Protection Programme
- Additional Resources
Refresher information should be provided every year, or more frequently under certain conditions, such as: A change in work methodsA change in the type of equipment used to control exposureA change in the type of workIf gaps in competency are identified