Duty to Manage

Introduction

This course provides an overview of managing asbestos containing materials in buildings.

PLEASE NOTE FOR DUTY HOLDERS, APPOINTED PERSONS OR OTHERS REQUIRING MORE INFORMATION ON HOW TO MANAGE ASBESTOS IN BUILDINGS, PLEASE SEE THE DUTY TO MANAGE – APPOINTED PERSONS COURSE SYLLABUS. THIS COURSE ONLY PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF THE REQUIREMENTS.

Purpose

The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012, Regulation 4 – This course covers an overview of the duty to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises as specified in CAR 2012.

Course Objective

To provide the delegate with a basic understanding of the legislative requirements of CAR 2012 with particular reference to the Duty holder and who that could be, the surveys available, what to expect in a survey and the asbestos management plan and its use and requirement.

Duration

DM1) Initial training with no previous UKATA asbestos awareness training undertaken – The expected duration for this training will be 1 day or a minimum of 6 hours tutor/learning time, this training must include the asbestos awareness element as laid down in UKATA document A0022.

DM2) Initial training with previous UKATA certificated asbestos awareness training (within 6 months) – Verification of the asbestos awareness training must be undertaken by the training provider and must be no more than six months from the date of the asbestos awareness training, should the asbestos awareness training fall outside of this, then DM1 training will be required. The expected duration for this training will be ½ day or 3 hours.

DM3) Refresher training should be considered if works methods change or gaps in competency have been identified by means of carrying out a TNA. It is important to note that Reg 10 of the ACoP requires employers to make sure that anyone who supervises employees who are liable to disturb asbestos during their work ensures they receive the correct level of information, instruction and training to enable them to carry out their work safely and competently and without risk to themselves or others.