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Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises

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HSL is to run a 1 day course on Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises.

5 September 2017

Introduction

This one-day course gives you the knowledge to manage asbestos in non-domestic premises to the standards required by Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos Regulations (CAR 2012). The course information is also applicable to the management of 'domestic premises', such as landlords' duties for rented accommodation.

Many people now dying from asbestos-related diseases are tradesmen - people who work on and maintain buildings. Also, building operators and their management systems are under increasing scrutiny from enforcing authorities, their own staff, and the public.

CAR 2012 places a duty to manage asbestos on anyone who has control over the maintenance and repair of non-domestic premises. In practice, this means all workplaces that may contain asbestos. Whilst no duty under this regulation falls on operators of rented domestic premises, the same standards are useful in ensuring proper management.

Training approaches include presentation, case studies and the practical use of risk assessment and management tools.

The course will cover

  • The health effects of asbestos
  • Dutyholders and their responsibilities
  • Asbestos legislation and guidance
  • The extent of asbestos-containing materials in buildings
  • Commissioning and understanding asbestos surveys
  • Assessing risks and formulating a management plan
  • Managing minor work with asbestos
  • Commissioning and scrutinising asbestos removal firms
  • Communication plans for asbestos management

Who should attend?

Anyone with duties under Regulation 4 of CAR 2012 - Management of Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises. People have duties if they are responsible for repair or maintenance of non-domestic premises or access to them. This can include employers, self-employed people and building owners. The course is also suitable for landlords with similar responsibilities for managing risks from asbestos in rented domestic premises.

Venue

The course will be run at the Health & Safety Laboratory in the spa town of Buxton. Buxton is in the heart of the Peak District and has good links to mainline train stations and Manchester International Airport.

Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk

Cost

The cost of this course is £450 per person (includes course notes, lunch and refreshments).

* 'Domestic' refers to landlords of domestic premises and not to people in their own homes.

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Please note the invoice option is not available within 4 weeks of the course date, or for overseas customers.  If you are selecting the invoice option for payment, it will be mandatory to input a purchase order/reference number as we are unable to process booking forms without this.


For further dates and additional information email: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk or contact the Training & Conferences Unit
at HSL directly on +44 (0)1298 218806.

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Contact Details

HSL Training & Conferences Unit
Harpur Hill
Buxton, Derbyshire
SK17 9JN

E: training@hsl.gsi.gov.uk
T: +44 (0)1298 218806