SPA Module – Asbestos Awareness

SPA Module – Asbestos Awareness

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with asbestos

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what asbestos, and to be aware of the associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Understand what asbestos is

Identify the associated hazards and specific risks

Understand the need for a safe system of work

Understand the need for an emergency plan


  • Types of asbestos
  • Those affected
  • Associated diseases
  • Asbestos uses
  • Management of asbestos

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of Asbestos and control measures put in place.