About 80% of the buildings built before 1994 contains Asbestos. Asbestos is mainly found in roofs, facades, floor finishes and gas heaters in homes and utility buildings. Simply because asbestos has many positive properties. Asbestos has a very big disadvantage when exposed. Someone can get sick from the fibers, possibly resulting in death.
Content of the course: Recognise asbestos
E-learning and Theory Exam
After the training, the student is aware of the health risks of Asbestos and learns to recognize different types of Asbestos, the laws and regulations surrounding asbestos and how to deal with Asbestos in practice.
Persons who work professionally at or in buildings built before 1994, such as supervisors, housing consultants, maintenance workers.
Ca. 1 hour
Dutch or English
1 e-learning module
The following topics are discussed in the e-learning:
What is Asbestos
The health risks of asbestos
The laws and regulations concerning asbestos
How to recognize asbestos in different places
How to deal with asbestos in practice
Online Theory Exam
The Asbestos recognition course is concluded with an online Theory Exam
Proof of participation
Every student who has passed the online Exam successfully will receive a proof of participation in his/her profile.
Validity Proof of participation
The Proof of Participation is valid for 3 years. Due to changes in laws and regulations, we recommend students to refresh their knowledge by following the e-learning Recognise Asbestos every 3 years.