Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Aberdare
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Aberdare
Asbestos pops up all over the place in buildings across the UK. It was so widely used it is often one of those materials we need to be trained to work with.
Aberdare invested nearly 60 years in using asbestos containing materials within the fabric of its buildings. This has contributed to the awful legacy of ill health, disease and death amongst UK workers. At the last count 5,500 people were losing their lives each and every year to asbestos conditions.
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Asbestos Training in Aberdare
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Aberdare bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Aberdare, help teach you to work on these products in line with the Control of Asbestos Regulations 2012. Non-licensed training will ensure you have the knowledge to not only work with asbestos safely, but how to deal with all the other issues around it like method-statements, disposal and transport to name a few.
Aberdare Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Aberdare, you are assured of a quality service as our course has been externally audited. This verification of compliance with the legal requirements has been carried out by the Independent Asbestos Training Providers (IATP). Our course is certified to meet their standards.
Asbestos Training courses run in Aberdare, under the IATP accreditation, are 1-day in duration and include asbestos awareness in the syllabus. This avoids the longer and more costly route stipulated by UKATA saving you both time and money. As a further advantage, Fit2Fit accredited face fit testing is also available as part of the course.
Aberdare is an industrial town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales, at the confluence of the rivers Dare and Cynon. Aberdare is 20 miles north-west of Cardiff and 22 miles north-east of Swansea. The county borough was formed in 1996 following the abolition of the county of Mid Glamorgan. Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council was formed by the merger of the former Mid Glamorgan districts of Rhondda, Cynon Valley and Taff Ely (with the exceptions of Creigiau and Pentyrch). The population of the county is 234,300 (Census 2011), consists of 99,700 households (Census 2011) and has 7 neighbouring local authorities. Aberdare, during its boom years was considered a centre of Welsh culture; it hosted the first National Eisteddfod in 1861, again in 1885 and in 1956 at Aberdare Park where the Gorsedd standing stones still exist. Aberdare is the birthplace of the second World War poet Alun Lewis, and there is a plaque commemorating him, including a quotation of his poem; The Mountain over Aberdare. The founding members of the rock band The Stereophonics originated from the nearby village of Cwmaman. Griffith Rhys Jones or Caradog as he was commonly known, was the Conductor of the famous Cor Mawr of some 460 voices (The South Wales Choral Union) which twice won first prize at Crystal Palace choral competitions in London in the 1870s. He is depicted in the towns most prominent statue by sculpture Goscombe John, unveiled on Victoria Square in 1920. A mile up the road from where we have our monthly meetings at Ty Newydd, lies the village of Penderyn; the home of Penderyn Welsh Whisky. The distillery is located in the old village of Penderyn, nestled in the foothills of the Brecon Beacons where the best little distillery in Wales has the smoothest wysgi on earth.