UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Waste and Civic Site Personnel

(Limited to 15 delegates)

The half day Asbestos Awareness Training course offers an introduction to asbestos with a bespoke element for Waste and Civic Site Personnel. It covers an overview of health effects, details of protective equipment, legislation and safe working practices. It includes a multiple choice exam.

Who should attend?

Asbestos awareness training should be given to any persons who may encounter asbestos containing materials during their day to day work activities whilst working or controlling work on licensed Waste or Civic Amenity sites.

In particular, it should be given to the engineers who are responsible for the design and operation of the waste management site, utilities installation and maintenance engineers, waste management and civic amenity site operatives, machine drivers and maintenance engineers and operatives, fencing installation contractors, those employed to undertake engineering or environmental measurements on site, including the taking of leachate samples for analysis or any other persons likely to come into contact with or inadvertently disturb asbestos containing materials as defined in CAR 2012 during their work on such sites.


To raise awareness and develop an employee’s knowledge about the risks and hazards posed by asbestos containing materials.

Course content:

  • An introduction to asbestos; history, types, uses and likely occurrence of asbestos and ACM’s in waste materials
  • Legislative requirements relating to asbestos and Hazardous Waste
  • Overview of the health effects
  • Advising members of the public
  • Dealing with mixed waste, segregating and rejecting waste
  • How to avoid the risk from asbestos
  • Multiple choice exam

Course duration:

4 hours

In-house cost:


(plus any disbursements)

This course is available in-house at a location of your choice.


UKATA Asbestos Awareness for Waste and Civic Site Personnel Certificate to all successful delegates

This course is CPD registered and 4 CPD hours will appear on your certificate.

Course fees include UKATA Registration and Certificate. ID badges are available on request.

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