MODULE 1 – Organising for safety
Will give delegates an understanding of: – the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, the role of enforcing authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker, hazard identification and control.
MODULE 2 – The workplace
This module examines what makes a safe place of work, safe behaviour, hidden services and specific hazards, working at height, asbestos and confined spaces and permit-to-work
MODULE 3 – Tools, plant and machinery
The session will give delegates an understanding of the risks presented by both powered and non-powered work equipment and the risks associated with the various forms of energy created. In addition, the risks faced with the use of workplace transport.
MODULE 4 – Health
The session highlights the risks and controls for substances hazardous to health together with other ill health risks from workplace activities, including musculoskeletal problems, effects of noise and stress. In addition, candidates will be made aware of the varied precautions which can be taken.
MODULE 5 – Procedures
Candidates will be shown the need and benefits of procedures, including: the importance of local emergency procedures and first aid arrangements.
MODULE 6 – The environment
The module covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.
Day 2: Petrol Retail
To build on the basic health and safety information of the Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found with working on a Petrol Filling Station.
To allow delegates to recognise hazards, utilise control measures and safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment.
On completion of the course delegates will:
- Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
- Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health safety & environment
- Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when changes to a generic assessment is required
- Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector.
MODULE 1 – Hazards on a Petrol Filling Station
- Types of hazards
- Fuel hazards
- Fuel properties
- Restricted areas on a petrol forecourt
- Hazardous areas
- Zone classification
- Delivery hazards
- Vapour recovery
- Customer hazards
- Other hazards
- Contractor hazards
MODULE 2: Controlling Work on a Forecourt
- Safety method statements
- Clearance certificates
- Permits to work
- Task classification
If a delegate has completed a nationally recognised course, SPA will consider providing an exemption to the Core training day if the course syllabus covers at least 80% of the SPA Core training day.
To have a course considered as an exemption, a copy of the syllabus must be sent to Humber Resource Training at the time of booking. The syllabus will then be mapped against the Core training day and written notification of the outcome of the exemption request will be forwarded to the party concerned.
At present the SPA passport scheme recognises that delegates who have completed and passed the following classroom-based training courses and have 3 months or more remaining on their evidence of exemption do not need to attend the SPA passport scheme Core training day:
- IOSH Working Safely
- CCNSG Passport to Safety
- IOSH Managing Safely
- IOSH Supervising Safely
- NEBOSH Certificate
- CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme
- FÁS Safe Pass
- ADT H&S module
- Nebosh Diploma
- CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme
- CITB – Site Safety for Shop-fitters and Interior Contractors