About the Course
Spills and pollution can be extremely damaging to the environment. This course offers delegates the understanding of how spills occur, how to reduce the chances of them occurring and provides practical tools to be able to handle a spill effectively.
You will be able to:
Understand why spills should be managed.
Explain how to avoid spills occurring.
Understand the best ways to prepare for a spill.
Use a step-by-step process to handle spills.
Understand which equipment is best to use in which situation.
Explain how to protect yourself while handling a spill.
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is for anyone who needs to have an overview of emergency spill response within the workplace.
This course is for anyone who needs to have an overview of how to safely respond to a spill in their workplace.
This course is for anyone who needs to have the technical knowledge of how to safely respond to a spill in their workplace.
No experience is needed to take part in this course, it is aimed at all levels within an organisation or company
Suitable for operatives, technicians, supervisors and management.
The aim of this course is to provide delegates with an understanding of the types of spills typically encountered within an ELV or vehicle dismantling operation and their potential environmental impact. The course highlights legal responsibilities in regards to how chemicals are handled in the workplace, as well as how to prevent spillages happening in the first place. Finally, the course provides delegates with knowledge on how to appropriately respond to a chemical spillage (hazardous and non-hazardous) when they do occur.
Course objectives include:
What is pollution and what are spills?
Environmental impact of spills.
Relevant legislation and employers duties.
Chemicals within the motor vehicle industry.
Oil spill characteristics.
Spill prevention, response and clean-up.
Disposal, incident analysis and informing Enforcement Authorities.