Is Asbestos Awareness Training a legal requirement?

Yes, Asbestos Awareness if the minimum training required by law (The Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012) for ALL employees who may come across asbestos in the course of their daily work activities, with further training required if work it to be carried out with asbestos. Self- employed persons MUST also make sure their training is compliant and up to date.

Training is also required to be given to those who work with Non-licensed Asbestos and those working with Licensable Asbestos