Who is the course for?

This eLearning course is aimed at individuals working in the oil and gas industry who are required to carry out a work task or visit an asset where asbestos may be present.

Is previous experience required?

You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.

How will the course benefit me?

Exposure to asbestos is associated with lung cancer and other respiratory diseases. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of asbestos and where it may be encountered in the oil and gas industry.

The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe if you encounter asbestos at work. It will also outline the process for removing and disposing of asbestos.

How will the course benefit my company?

By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of asbestos, you can prevent the harmful effects of exposure happening to your fellow workers and yourself. You will be able to help your company to manage asbestos exposure at your work site.

What standards are referenced in the course?

This course is based around the British HSE Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012 and also references industry best practice.

Is there an assessment?

Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80