Asbestos training workshops

Asbestos training - tradesman safely removing asbestos from attic

Our asbestos management workshop allows you to practise your skills!

Section 17 of the Health and Safety at Work (Asbestos) Regulations 2016 states:

a PCBU must ensure that workers who are engaged by the PCBU and who the PCBU reasonably believes may be involved in asbestos removal work or in the carrying out of asbestos-related work are trained in the identification and safe handling of, and suitable control measures for, asbestos and ACM.

In other words, if you work with asbestos, you must be able to show you have been trained.

If you do unlicensed work involving asbestos, this workshop is for you

Whether you’re an electrician, builder, work on HVAC systems, you’re the cable guy or the plumber: If you do any work on a building that was built before 1 January 2000, you must be trained, even if you aren’t an asbestos remover.

Your clients need to have evidence that you have been trained according to the ACOP.  You also need to be able to show the WorkSafe Inspector that you’ve been properly trained.

MCG’s workshops have been tailored for tradespeople who do unlicensed asbestos work and need to comply with the regulations and the ACOP. We’ll explain what all that means in the workshop, while also giving you opportunities to ask questions of our very experienced asbestos assessor and practise some key skills to keep you safe around asbestos.

After completing the workshop, you will be able to show your clients your MCG Asbestos-Trained card, verifying you know how to work safely with asbestos. In addition to the theory, you will learn how to:

  • Take samples
  • Safely handle and control asbestos-containing materials (ACM)
  • Decontaminate yourself
  • Safely dispose of asbestos waste.

You’ll leave our workshop with the tools you need to keep safe in the field.

Email us if you would like a workshop delivered in your workplace.

Call us on 0800 44 00 70 to discuss our asbestos training workshops.

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