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Dust Awareness

CPD & Citation Approved

In the UK, nearly 1,000 people develop lung cancer every year because of RCS respiration

Course Description

In this course we will take a look at what dust is, how it’s created, and the different types of dust.

We will also look at what makes dust dangerous and the health hazards it poses to those exposed to it.

And finally we will look at both an employee and employer’s responsibility for dust in the workplace, and what can be done to prevent and control risks associated with dust.

Target Audience

This Dust Awareness Training course teaches users how to identify the different kinds of dust, the dangers they pose, and what they can do to stay safe.


This Dust Awareness Training course has been designed to show users the different kinds of dust that are most common in workplaces, how they’re created, the risks that they pose to their health, and they can work with their employer to mitigate the risks of dust exposure.

Learning Objectives

  • Be aware of the different types of dust.
  • Know about the main health hazards associated with dust exposure.
  • Know how to control the risks posed by dust.

Further Progression & Related Courses

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this course include:

Course Module Number Module Name Pass % Required
Dust Awareness 1 What is Dust? 70%
Dust Awareness 2 The Dangers of Dust 70%
Dust Awareness 3 Workplace Responsibilities 70%

Recommended System Requirements:

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)


25 minutes

(Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

Multiple User & Bulk Purchase Discounts Available. Please call for details.

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