How Important is UKATA Asbestos Awareness Training?

March 22, 2019
how important is ukata training

UKATA is the United Kingdom Asbestos Training Association, and is one of the leading authorities and the UKATA Asbestos Awareness Course is delivered in accordance with the current HSE legislation.

As one of the most respected programme providers for Asbestos training, Safety Services Direct are pleased to offer a course that enables construction, maintenance and engineering professionals the opportunity to become certified within Asbestos Awareness.

The course will advance your diagnostic, identification and management capabilities when discussing and handling asbestos in a commercial environment; our customers will complete the course with the legal ‘duty to manage’ proficiencies that develop professional skills, and enable a broader range of responsibilities that can enhance not only your career, but your ability to manage commercial maintenance, refits, and construction projects.

Over 2,000 UK citizens per year, are believed to have died due to asbestos exposure, and the numbers may be higher due to the plethora of respiratory illnesses that are mildly linked to asbestos exposure. Considering average payouts for asbestos related deaths are in excess of £130,000, the financial cost of asbestos to insurers, and those paying insurance premiums, as well as government contributions is estimated to be in excess of £400 million per year.

Health and Safety (HSE) Legislation is a progressive process where continuing efforts to drive a safer environment for both commercial and domestic developments, and UKATA is a training syllabus curator are the forefront of improving commercial Health and Safety.

Therefore, Safety Services Direct promote the UKATA Asbestos Awareness Course with the confidence that the course will enable construction and maintenance professionals to receive a higher standard of training. Sign up to our UKATA Asbestos Awareness Course here.


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