- 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 with working on a Petrol Forecourts.
- 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 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
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
Petrol Retail Day
4 Modules which include:
- Hazards on a forecourt, fuel hazards, vapour recovery, fuel delivery, contractor control
- Restricted areas, zone classifications, documentation, and permits to work
- Setting up a safe place of work, confined spaces, excavations,hot working
- Work at height, tower scaffolds, mobile elevated work platforms, ladders
- Electricity hazards and controls
- Environmental considerations and protection
- Case study – syndicate exercise for delegates to consider control measures to reduce risks, and select appropriate documentation to present to the site operator.
Successfully completing all assessment papers will result in a safety passport being issued. The passport is valid for 3 years.
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
A one day refresher course must be completed before the expiry date of the passport.