Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Donnerstag, 24. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

AsbestosHere are a few upcoming asbestos-related courses to add to your calendars:

CITB is offering a UKATA-Accredited Asbestos Awareness Course (by arrangement).

Topics to be covered include:

• Asbestos hazards and risks
• Legislation and guidance
• Asbestos risk management

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 8. Oktober 2013 | Kommentare

Managing AsbestosThe Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is offering an upcoming course called Asbestos – Managing Asbestos in Domestic and Non-domestic Premises. This 1-day course will take place on 17th October in Buxton.

The course is intended for any and all who have the duty to manage as per Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012).

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Guest Post

Autor: | Freitag, 16. August 2013 | Kommentare

Asbestos_1Each year, an estimated 4,700 people die of asbestos-related diseases in the UK, which can include mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.

If you think you might have asbestos in your home, you’ve got to carry out an asbestos survey. Why? Because, otherwise, you may be unwittingly exposing yourself and your family to harmful asbestos dust.

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 6. August 2013 | Kommentare

AsbestosAnyone who may be exposed to asbestos through their work (construction workers, plumbers and electricians, to name a few) is legally required to undergo asbestos awareness training.

Want to do it at your convenience?

Bre is offering an online Asbestos Awareness Training course.

The course will cover:

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 25. Juni 2013 | Kommentare

AsbestosThe Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) is offering a 1-day course on Managing Asbestos in Domestic and Non-domestic Premises.

This course will take place on 4th July in Buxton and is intended for anyone who is responsible for maintenance of premises or access to them (including employers, self-employed people and building owners).

Topics to be covered include:

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Events

Autor: | Donnerstag, 6. Juni 2013 | Kommentare

Asbestos RoadshowThe BOHS Asbestos Roadshow continues with stops in London and Cardiff!

BOHS and the HSE are hosting these events with the goal of increasing awareness of the dangers of asbestos to tradespeople in their workplaces.

London (11th June)
Cardiff (12th June)

Find out more on the flyer (pdf)

Or visit the BOHS website.

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops



BOHS Asbestos Roadshow


Autor: | Mittwoch, 29. Mai 2013 | Kommentare

BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) and HSE (Health and Safety Executive) are taking asbestos awareness on the road!

Asbestos Roadshow

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Dienstag, 21. Mai 2013 | Kommentare

Asbestos in the UKDid you know that Asbestos Awareness Training is a legal requirement for anyone working in the trades who has the potential to be exposed to asbestos at work?

NAPIT will be offering an IATP-approved Asbestos Awareness course at the NAPIT Training Centre in Mansfield on 23rd May. This course is intended for joiners, plumbers, electricians and any other trades professionals who run the risk of asbestos exposure.

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Top Tips

Autor: | Montag, 18. März 2013 | Kommentare

While supply and use of asbestos has been banned in the UK, any building constructed before 2000 may contain asbestos materials. Left undisturbed, it doesn’t pose a problem. If disturbed, fibres are released. If inhaled, they can cause serious (potentially fatal) illnesses. According to the HSE, more than 2000 people have died of asbestos-causing mesothelioma in the UK since 2010.

The best thing you can do as either a homeowner or tradesperson is to be asbestos aware!

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Seminars, Courses & Workshops

Autor: | Mittwoch, 13. März 2013 | Kommentare

The Electrical Contractors’ Association (ECA) is offering courses on Working at Height and Asbestos Awareness.

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