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Asbestos Awareness Course

Event Code HS/18/479
Event type Course
Event Description

Past exposure to asbestos currently kills around 4,500 people a year in GB. DfE guidance issued this year for school leaders, staff and governing bodies, emphasised the importance of managing asbestos properly. Failure to do this could put peoples lives in danger and could lead to prosecution. Help protect your health and others by attending this new Asbestos Awareness training course which with understanding the risks associated with asbestos. The Course will be run by Sharon Larkman a highly experienced Asbestos Manager, whose knowledge will be beneficial to who attend.


It will cover 1. The properties of asbestos, and its effects on Health. 2. The types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos in buildings. 3. How we find asbestos in buildings, and how these materials should be dealt with. 4. Types of surveys 5. A brief look at The Regulations 2012. 6. A brief oversight on asbestos removal requirements. 7. Dealing with emergencies involving asbestos.

Facilitator James Lewington / Jean Mckenna / Sharon Larkman
Subjects Health & Safety
Categories Health and Safety
Interests Health & Safety
Target Audience Assistant Headteacher / Bursar / Business Manager / Caretakers / Deputy Headteacher / Governor / Headteacher / Other / Site Managers/ Team
Essential Information The cost for this course is £75 however a discount of 5% will be applied for schools that will be subscribing to Schools Health And Safety Basic Package at the time the course takes place and a discount of 7% will be applied to those subscribing to the Schools Health & Safety Enhanced Package. 
Admin contact STS Training (ststraining@southglos.gov.uk)
Event costs
Full Cost£75.00
Relevant discounts will be applied on booking or upon confirmation by Integra Training.
SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueMap
Session 1Wednesday 9 May 201810:00 - 12:30Yate Town Council - Poole Court