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SPA Safety Passport - Core & Mineral Products

£213 per delegate. This may be less for special offers on specific course dates and in-company training courses

Duration: 2 days

Trainer: B234IS

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MPQC Quarry Passport

The aim of the Quarry Passport course is to achieve an acceptable level of Health & Safety knowledge as defined by the MPQC (Mineral Products Qualifications Council).

All candidates will be trained and tested by one of the training provider's fully accredited, expert instructors. 

The duration of the course is 2 days. On successful completion of this course, candidates gain an MPQC (Mineral Products Qualification Council) and SPA (Safety Pass Alliance) Card, which is valid for 3 years.

It is our recommendation that all personnel required to work in Mineral Processing or Extractive Industries complete this course.

Course Programme

Day One - Core Day

Module 1: Introduction to Health & Safety Law & Safe Systems of Work

- Reasons for safe systems of work
- Types of work control documents
- Risk Assessments
- Safety Representatives
- HSE Inspectors
- Protection of the environment

Module 2: Workplace Safety

- Safe Access & Egress
- Control of Access & Security
- Vehicle access, speed limits & authorisation
- Emergency Procedures
- Workplace & Work Equip Regs
- Electricity & Machinery
- DSE Regulations
- Safety Signs

Module 3: Fire Precautions & Procedures

- Principles of combustion, fire triangle & classes of fire
- Types of fire extinguishers: Use & limitations
- Fire prevention measurers
- Chalwyn valves & Spark arresters for vehicles
- Precautions when carrying out electrical & welding work
- Fire warning systems & evacuation procedures
- Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regs 1997

Module 4: Accident & First Aid Procedures

- Accident Procedures
- RIDDOR
- Accident Reporting
- Investigating & Recording
- Accident Prevention
- Hazard Awareness
- First Aid Procedures
- Reporting ill health or medical conditions

Module 5: Hazardous Substances

- Hazardous Substances, data sheets & product labels.Duties of Employers & Employees under COSHH Regs
- Health & Hygiene
- PPE

Module 6: Manual Handling

- Statistics – manual handling – related injuries in the workplace
- Main causes of back injury
- Manual Handling Regs
- Recommended max weights
- Assessment of individual capabilities
- Team Lifting
- Correct methods of manual lifting & moving
- Manual handling assessments & the use of lifting aids

Module 7: Noise at Work

- Sources of industrial noise
- Nature & causes of hearing loss within industry
- Noise assessment & measurement
- Protective measurers – engineering & personal
- Types of hearing protection – their uses & limitations

Day Two - Quarry Day

Module 8: Health and Safety Management Relating to Quarry Operations

- Management of Health and Safety – Responsibilities
- Vehicle safety
- Danger areas
- Hazardous Operations
- Occupational health risks & personal protective equipment
- Environmental protection

Module 9: Working with Cranes and Heavy Equipment

- Thorough examination requirements of PUWER & LOLER & certification of personnel & equipment
- Dangers of overhead power cables
- Signalling – Authorised Personnel
- Hazards associated with lifting & lowering slung loads
- Hazards of working with fork lift trucks
- General precautions around mobile plant

Module 10: Safe Working – Excavations and Confined Spaces

- Control of hazards
- Timbering / shoring and inspections
- Safe use of ladders
- Safety protection around excavations
- Location of underground services
- Hazards of water ingress, spoil and vehicles
- Lighting
- Danger of gasses
- Confined space Regs
- Safe working procedures

Module 11: Working At Heights

- Risks for safe working on roofs
- Basic scaffolding safety measures
- Safety measures for mobile scaffold towers
- Safe us of ladders

Exemptions:

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 

Renewal:

A one day refresher course must be completed before the expiry date of the passport.
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