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Chemical Spill Training

This half day course has been developed by SOA Safety to provide those responsible for managing and dealing with hazardous materials. It is essential that all employees responsible understand the prin...Read More

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Course summary

This half day course has been developed by SOA Safety to provide those responsible for managing and dealing with hazardous materials. It is essential that all employees responsible understand the principles of site safety, spill control and environmental protection. It is designed to give delegates an appreciation of the need for strict control procedures needed to enable them to deal with different types of spill accidents. The course content has a degree of flexibility so it can more accurately represent the industry of the delegates. The course material and handouts are used in conjunction with the Health and Safety Legislation, associated guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Environment Agency.

Who should attend?

This course is aimed at supervisors and operatives responsible for managing and responding to spillages from hazardous substances. Delegates are not required to have any previous knowledge.

Course Outline

  • Review of modern health and safety law
  • working environment identifying hazards and implementing control measures
  • handling hazardous substances and personal protective equipment
  • developing an emergency plan
  • responding to a hazardous spillage
  • spillage control points
  • spillage control equipment and containment products
  • best practices and techniques
  • full practical spill response demonstration and exercise scenario

Learning objectives

At the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Understanding of the legal requirements an enhanced understanding of the current best practices and techniques
  • knowledge of Personal Protective Equipment understanding of the steps involved in dealing with a spillage
  • ability to recognise hazards and develop emergency plans knowledge of the types of spill control equipment and their application
  • knowledge of the procedure for summoning assistance
  • knowledge to implement the steps to chemical spillage incidents
  • knowledge of safe disposal options of the waste from the clean up

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