About the Course
ELV depollution can create large volumes of hazardous substances that need to be handled and stored safely and appropriately. This course is designed to ensure delegates understand the requirements associated with the safe storage of hazardous materials and substances, after they have been extracted from an ELV.
You will be able to:
Provide an overview of the different hazardous chemicals and substances likely to be present in ELVs.
Demonstrate how to effectively and safely extract dangerous substances from vehicles.
Understand how to safely handle and store chemicals and dangerous materials.
Demonstrate their knowledge of all relevant legislation for handling dangerous and hazardous substances.
Understand the risks associated with each substance.
Recognise how to prevent accidents, injuries and environmental damage from hazardous chemicals.
Who is this course suitable for?
This course is designed for anyone who needs awareness of ELV processes including the safe storage of different types of operating fluids and materials, once they have been removed from an ELV.
This module is suitable for any delegate who requires technical knowledge of how to safely store vehicle operating fluids and potentially hazardous components after depollution.
This module is suitable for any delegate who requires technical knowledge of how to safely store depolluted fluids.
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.
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the safe storage of dangerous or hazardous materials in a vehicle workshop or dismantling facility. Delegates will learn to understand the requirements associated with the safe storage of hazardous materials and substances, after these have been extracted from an ELV.
This course covers:
Legislation relating to the safe storage of dangerous or hazardous materials.
Types of hazardous fuel and liquid storage.
What are fluid or fuel farms?
The importance of leakage and vapour detection systems in mitigating explosion risks and environmental impacts.
Containment requirements for dangerous or hazardous materials.
An overview of how to manage spills of dangerous or hazardous materials.