CONTAMINATED SOIL SS.jpg

Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers

This is an awareness course only and does not train you to work with asbestos containing materials.

ASBESTOS AWARENESS FOR GROUNDWORKERS

Introduction

The information set out below is for existing UKATA Asbestos Awareness Members to deliver bespoke course content, while using the existing Asbestos Awareness Syllabus (MS001).

Additional elements that would need to be covered in order to issue the certificate titled “Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers” are set out below.

UKATA Members are required to discuss and carry out a Training Needs Analysis (“TNA”) with the client to establish the exact course content required by the delegates to ensure all aspects are covered and the delegates receive the correct training.

Occupational Relevance

Any persons who may encounter asbestos containing materials during their day to day work activities whilst undertaking ground work activities. This would normally include, but is not limited to:

Site investigation engineers, utilities installation and maintenance engineers, ground works operatives, including ground drilling and manual excavations, fencing installation, on site remediation and waste disposal, or any other persons likely to disturb asbestos containing materials as defined in CAR 2012 and JIWG CAR-SOIL 2016.

Duration

Minimum of 3-4 learning hours.

Downloads

Asbestos Awareness Syllabus
Asbestos Awareness for Groundworkers Addendum


Health & Safety North 8 - 9 Oct 2019

The UK Asbestos Training Association (UKATA) has been confirmed as show supporters for Health & Safety North 2019, where health & safety practitioners and communities fro
Read More →

Contamination Expo Series 2019

Contamination Expo Series 2019 - 11th and 12th September - NEC, Birmingham
Read More →

Restaurant Owner Fined After Disturbance of Asbestos

A restaurant owner has been fined after asbestos was disturbed during the conversion of rooms above the restaurant into flats in Essex.Chelmsford Magistrates’ Court heard
Read More →

AGM 2019 Speaker Presentations

Thank you for attending the UKATA AGM & Asbestos Conference 2019 and completing your feedback. This is vital in supporting us to arrange future events. We had a record n
Read More →