- To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and environment.
- To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and the effects on individuals and the employer.
- To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
- To build on the basic health and safety information of Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found in the Food and Drink industry.
- To allow delegates to understand the implications of cost to the business, job security and risk of injury/damage or loss in the areas of hygiene, health, safety and environment are not properly considered.
At the end of the course each delegate should be able to:
- 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 change to a generic assessment is required
- Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector
6 Modules which include:
- Health & Safety law and responsibilities
- Risk assessments
- Safe place of work, safe behaviours
- Common hazards including fire, asbestos, confined spaces and display screen equipment
- Power and hand tools, electricity
- Health issues including manual handling, noise, hazardous substances and stress
- First aid, road safety, reporting of accidents and incidents
- Environmental considerations
Food and Drink Day
3 Modules which include:
- Type of contamination sources, chemical, physical and microbial
- Food contamination, personal hygiene, protective clothing
- Reporting of illnesses, personal and company responsibilities
- Environmental considerations, air, water and land pollution and anti pollution controls
- Housekeeping, slips and trips, vehicles, confined spaces
- Health hazards, substances, temperature extremes hygienic designs and modifications
- Fire and explosion risks and control measures
A one day renewal/refresher course can be completed if the renewal falls within six months prior to the passport expiring. If the passport has expired, candidates are not eligible for the renewal course.
At present the SPA passport scheme recognises that delegates who have completed and passed the following 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
- CIEH Basic Health and Safety (replaced by Level 2)
- FÁS Safe Pass
- ADT H&S module
- Nebosh Diploma
- CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme
- CITB – Site Safety for Shopfitters and Interior Contractors
- Rentokill SHE Training module