Course Information

Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) – Core Day

The course is the starting point for those who will be undertaking the sector specific training at a later date. Provides fundamental health and safety knowledge which is essential when completing the later training. This course can be a step towards the ECS Green Labourers Card.
SPA training (Safety Pass Alliance)

Duration:

1 day

Scheduled Dates:

2 November 2020
7 December 2020
18 January 2021
22 February 2021
22 March 2021
19 April 2021
24 May 2021
21 June 2021

Assessment Method:

Assessment Paper

Price:

Available on request

Course Aims

  • To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment
  • To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer
  • To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents

Learning Outcomes

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 & the 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 work

Course Content

MODULE 1 – Organising for safety

Will give delegates an understanding of the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, the role of enforcing authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker, hazard identification and control.

MODULE 2 – The workplace

This module examines what makes a safe place of work, safe behavior, hidden services and specific hazards, working at height, asbestos and confined spaces and permit-to-work.

MODULE 3 – Tools, plant and machinery

The session will give delegates an understanding of the risks presented by both powered and non powered work equipment and the risks associated with the various forms of energy created. In addition, the risks faced with the use of workplace transport.

MODULE 4 – Health

The session highlights the risks and controls for substances hazardous to health together with other ill health risks from workplace activities, including musculoskeletal problems, effects of noise and stress. In addition candidates will be made aware of the varied precautions which can be taken.

MODULE 5 – Procedures

Candidates will be shown the need and benefits of procedures, including: the importance of local emergency procedures and first aid arrangements.

MODULE 6 – The environment

The module covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.

Upon completion of the course, successful delegates will receive a confirmation of attendance whilst SPA process your qualification.

This course can also be delivered on site. Please call our sales team for more details.

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