Quality Asbestos Training Courses In Tonypandy
Non-Licensed Asbestos Removal Training in Tonypandy
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.
Tonypandy 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 Tonypandy
Whether you are an electrician, a roofer or a grounds-worker, it is highly likely certain aspects of your work in Tonypandy bring you into contact with asbestos containing materials. Asbestos training courses, available in Tonypandy, 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.
Tonypandy Asbestos Courses – Non-Licensed Removal Training
By taking part in an accredited training session in Tonypandy, 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 Tonypandy, 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.
…a peaceful town benefiting from a commitment to the regeneration of the Victorian town centre.The name of Tonypandy, which actually means the pasture of the fulling mill has gone down in history as the place where striking miners, faced with starvation wages rioted in 1910, leading Winston Churchill, then Home Secretary, to send in the Army. But today Tonypandy is a peaceful town benefiting from a commitment to the regeneration of the Victorian town centre. Tonypandy’s shopping centre the largest in the Rhondda is centred on Dunraven Street, which is largely pedestrianised. Cast-iron streetlighting columns and a handsome canopy to the walkway connecting the pedestrian zone with a large car park lend the street an elegant air, and a plaque records the fact that the renovation scheme was officially opened by actor Glyn Houston who, together with his brother Donald, is a famous son of Tonypandy.Midway along the street is an evocative sculpture by Howard Bowcott in the form of a tapering column precisely 4.6 metres high: every millimetre represents 1,000,000 years in the evolution of the Earth; a two-foot-nine inch band of slate represents the height of the coal seam beneath the town, and the words of Menna Elfyn sum up the Rhondda’s relationship with its greatest industry, Ynom ni bydd glo o hyd In us, there will always be Coal a message reinforced by the recreation of fossils in the paving stones.Dunraven Street caters for all tastes and include well-known names such as Boots as well as many local family businesses. But when it comes to spreading the fame of Tonypandy in the wider world, pride of place must go to CF40 Haircutters which attracts clients from London and even France – to have their hair styled in Tonypandy. It was the first salon outside a major city to be nominated for a British Hairdressing Award….nearby is the famous Mr. Creemy ice cream parlour…Nearby Penygraig boasts the famous Mr. Creemy’s award winning ice cream parlour, where there is little doubt you will give your own favourite flavour full marks. A short walk out of the town centre up the valley brings you to the suburb of Llwynypia with a statue of a miner and his family in a small garden at the junction with Tonypandy’s by-pass, and a little further on are the so-called ‘Scotch Terraces’ of old miners’ cottages and a statue to Archibald Hood, the mine owner who built them and named them after his pit, the Scotch Colliery.Further on still is the Archery Centre at Glyncornel, a fine house set in extensive woodland, and glorious views up the valley of the Rhondda Fawr to Penrhys, a medieval place of pilgrimage crowned by a statue to the Virgin Mary.