can be found in many buildings built or refurbished before 2000 and is
dangerous if it is disturbed. It is
important for staff to understand what the risks are and to be aware of what to
do if asbestos is on your premises. The Asbestos at Work manual is designed to
help staff understand where asbestos may be present in a building and the
practical precautions to take to avoid it being disturbed.
It is used for staff inductions, training, refresher training and also provided
to contractors who come onto company premises to undertake any work.
The manual format is A5, 16 page, full colour, clearly written and
illustrated and includes a Check Your Knowledge section to test
- What is asbestos?
- What are the risks?
- What diseases can it cause?
- Asbestos awareness
- Acting safely around
- Where might you find asbestos?
- Who is likely to be exposed
- Managing asbestos
- Working on a building
- Minimising the risk
- Staying safe