- To provide updated information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and environment, concentrating on risks specifically found in the Food and Drink industry
- 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.
Delegates must have already completed the SPA Safety Passport Core and Food and Drink modules before attending this course. The renewal can be completed either within 6 months prior to the passport expiry date or within 3 months after the passport expiry date.
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge 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
Modules which include:
- A review of legislation and the risk assessment process
- Safe place of work, safe behaviours
- 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
- Programme may be subject to change without prior notification
Successfully completing all assessment papers will result in a renewed safety passport being issued. The new passport is valid for 3 years and can be refreshed any time during the 6 months before, or up to 3 months after the expiry date.