- To provide updated information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and environment concentrating on risks specifically found in the Mineral Extraction and Products 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.
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
- Review of H&S legislation and responsibilities, including risk assessment.
- Safe place of work, safe behaviours
- Common hazards including fire, asbestos, confined spaces and display screen equipment
- Health issues including manual handling, noise, hazardous substances and stress
- Danger areas, unprotected edges, quicks and, lagoons, blasting, bitumen and cement
- Mobile plant, reversing vehicles, heavy mobile plant, crane operations and slinging
- Access and work at height, scaffolds, mobile elevated work equipment, ladders and harnesses - Excavations and confined spaces, hazards and control measures, emergency procedures
- Health risks, dusts, diseases, noise and vibration
- Personal protective equipment
- Environmental considerations, public perception, air, land and water pollution waste control
Successfully completing all assessment papers will result in a renewed safety passport being issued. The passport is valid for 3 years and can be refreshed by attending a one day course any time during the 6 months before the expiry date.
Please note that the course price is inclusive of SPA, MPQC and QCF Registration fees.