Asbestos – Managing asbestos in domestic* and non-domestic premises
This one-day course is an introduction to 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
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
Delegates will be provided with information that will help them
- understand the legislation, guidance and the responsibilities
of duty holders;
- know how to commission and understand asbestos surveys;
- different methods of managing asbestos in buildings;
- know how to assess the risks and formulate an asbestos
management plan; and
- know how to commission and scrutinise asbestos removal
The course will cover
The responsibilities of duty holders, asbestos legislation and
guidance. You will look at the extent of asbestos-containing
materials in buildings, commissioning and understanding asbestos
surveys and how to assess the risks and formulate a management
plan. You will study communication plans for asbestos management,
how to manage minor work with asbestos and also commissioning and
scrutinising asbestos removal firms. You will examine practical
scenarios involving risk assessments, asbestos management tools and
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
It is expected that attendees will have a minimum knowledge of
an asbestos awareness course and would benefit from having had
experience as a duty holder under CAR 2012 Regulation 4.
The course will be run at the HSE Science and
Research Centre 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. This course can be
run at your site or local area by arrangement.
Details of hotels in the Buxton area can be found at www.visitbuxton.co.uk
£545 per person (includes course notes, lunch and
* 'Domestic' refers to landlords of domestic premises and not to
people in their own homes.
Please note that all courses must be paid for via credit
card at the time of booking.
Some of our training courses can also be delivered
in-company, please contact us to discuss your requirements.
Telephone: +44 (0)203 028 3704
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