UKATA Asbestos Non-Licensed Operative Refresher

The course will equip those who undertake unlicensed work with asbestos containing materials with the necessary skills to complete such work safely and within the law.

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  • Properties of asbestos and its effects on health, including its interaction with smoking, types of products or materials likely to contain asbestos
  • Operations which could result in asbestos exposure and the importance of preventive controls to minimise exposure
  • Safe work practices, control measures and PPE
  • Purpose, choice, limitations, proper use and maintenance or respiratory protective equipment
  • Purpose, choice, limitations, proper use and maintenance of respiratory protective equipment
  • Emergency procedures
  • Hygiene requirements
  • Decontamination procedures
  • Waste handling procedures
  • Medical examination requirements
  • Control limit and need for air monitoring
  • Practical work