Asbestos Awareness in Altrincham

Asbestos Awareness in Altrincham

Asbestos awareness in Altrincham is necessary to protect your staff. If your work building was built before 2000, it is possible it may contain asbestos. While an asbestos survey should have been carried out and an asbestos management plan put in place, it is still wise to continue with asbestos awareness training for your staff. The asbestos management plan should have a detailed risk assessment. This will deal with any potential risks associated with asbestos and must highlight what needs to be done if it becomes necessary.

Training your staff about the dangers of asbestos is of great importance. In Altrincham, asbestos awareness includes training courses. It is the legal obligation of business owners to ensure that their staff are informed and aware of the risks involved with the exposure to asbestos. The ‘Duty to Manage’ means that you as the employer have the responsibility to protect your workers from exposure to asbestos. This can be done by providing information, instruction and training. To ensure that your staff are aware and that you fulfil your legal obligation as an employer, speak to Fibresafe about the awareness training we offer.

Knowledge is power, and asbestos awareness in Altrincham can have a huge impact on the lives of your employees. Contact Fibresafe today to make arrangements for comprehensive asbestos awareness training. Our course complies with the requirements of the Control of Asbestos at Work Regulations 2012 and ACOP L143. It can be held at our premises or if it is more convenient, at your work place. Groups of fifteen workers per session is what we recommend for thorough training and interaction during the course. Once your workers have completed the course, and show sufficient knowledge and understanding of the content, they will receive a certificate. The certificates will be issued on the day of the training course. Your workers will receive a paper copy of their certificate and an email copy will be sent to them. Current regulations require compulsory training for anyone likely to be exposed to asbestos fibres at work.

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