Asbestos Awareness Interactive

  • Description



This asbestos training course will train your employees to recognise different types
of asbestos, understand control measures and identify the associated risks.

Course Overview

The inhalation of asbestos fibres is responsible for around 4,000 deaths a year.
Provide your employees with essential information about asbestos and its dangers.
At the end of the course, trainees will be able to:

  • Recognise the risks and hazards that come with different types of asbestos
  • Understand the history of asbestos and the regulations
  • Control measures: signs and symbols, registers and asbestos drawings
  • Understand the importance of asbestos removal
  • The importance of risk assessments
  • Understand the emergency procedure

Course chapters

1. Introduction
A brief definition of asbestos and description of its background.
2. Control measures
Becoming aware of places where asbestos can be found and the Control Measures
when working with ACMs (Asbestos Containing Materials).
3. Risk assessment
An overview of asbestos surveys as well as best practises and emergency procedures
to follow when exposed to ACM’s.

Who will it benefit?

This training is for those persons who are likely to disturb asbestos while carrying
out their normal everyday work, or who may influence how work is carried out.

How it works?

Asbestos Awareness is delivered online as an interactive course to each trainee on their computers, or portable device at any internet enabled location. The interactive course is engaging, informative and exciting to use. Using up-to-date, modern graphical images, users will be faced with a selection of interactive elements and mini quizzes to test their knowledge.

Users will receive informative advice and guidance and will be tested on their understanding of the subject at the end of the course by completing the compulsory self-test.

This course also features a risk checklist which asks the user a series of questions relating to their current working environment.

Course Format: Interactive
Running Time: 25-30 minutes

Technical Information

Internet Access:
Users will need a computer or apple device with a web browser and an internet connection to access Knight Learning e-Learning Solutions.
Minimum Recommended Bandwidth:
One of the following web-browsers, latest versions as maintained and supported by the manufacturer:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Edge
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Safari
  • Google Chrome
  • Latest versions as maintained and
    supported by the manufacturer
  • Google Chrome
Additional Software:
Adobe Reader or Reader DC (for viewing of PDF documents
downloadable from the solution where applicable)
Flash player: Version as recommended by Adobe
  • Enable JavaScript
  • Allow cookies
  • Processor: 600MHz
  • Minimum Hard Disk Space Required: 1GB
  • RAM: OS Dependent
The courses contain audio, system requirements for running
the courses are browser dependent. Where no enabled audio
device is detected and the browser defines that this is required
the user will be informed via an error message window upon
launching the course.