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Asbestos Awareness for Waste Management and Civic Amenity Site Operatives and Managers

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

ASBESTOS AWARENESS FOR WASTE MANAGEMENT AND CIVIC AMENITY SITE OPERATIVES AND MANAGERS

Introduction

The Asbestos Awareness Syllabus (MS001) and this accompanying Addendum (MS020), will assist delegates to meet their legal obligations when undertaking work on Waste Management and Civic Amenity Sites where asbestos wastes are knowingly or inadvertently received and provide them with an awareness of the types, condition and visual images of asbestos products which may arrive at the site where they work. This Awareness syllabus does not relate to any direct work on ACMs.

Occupational Relevance

Any persons who may encounter asbestos containing materials during their day to day work activities whilst working or controlling work on licensed waste management or civic amenity sites. This would normally include, but is not limited to:

The engineers who are responsible for the design and operation of the waste management site, utilities installation and maintenance engineers, waste management and civic amenity site operatives, machine drivers and maintenance engineers and operatives, fencing installation contractors, those employed to undertake engineering or environmental measurements on site, including the taking of leachate samples for analysis or any other persons likely to come into contact with or in advertently disturb asbestos containing materials as defined in CAR 2012 during their work on such sites.

Duration

Minimum of 3-4 learning hours.

Downloads

Asbestos Awareness Syllabus
Asbestos Awareness for Waste Management and Civic Amenity Site Operatives and Managers Addendum


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