Course Information

Health & Safety Training

Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) – Mineral Products sector day (Renewal)

£95.00
To build on the basic health and safety information Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found in the Mineral Extraction and Products Industry.

Duration: 1 day(s)

Assessment Method: Exam Paper

Course Content:

The course is aimed at individuals who will be required to undertake work in Mineral Products environments. The course builds...

The course is aimed at individuals who will be required to undertake work in Mineral Products environments. The course builds on the basic health and safety information gained from the Core Day and aims to:

  • concentrate on risks specifically found in the Mineral Extraction and Products industry
  • understand the implications of risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security and environment.

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 working in this sector.

Course Content

Danger areas

  • Blasting and precautions
  • Unprotected edges
  • Crushers
  • Excavations, tips and lagoons
  • Quicksand type material
  • Conveyors
  • Processing equipment
  • Bitumen
  • Cement
  • Railways and docks

Mobile plant

  • Consequences of accidents caused by breaking the rules
  • Reversing vehicle hazards and relevant precautions
  • Working with heavy and mobile plant
  • Crane operation and slinging
  • Vehicle condition
  • Vehicle parking

Access and work at height

  • Hazards relating to slips, trips and falls
  • Good housekeeping
  • Ladders and steps
  • Safe practices in the use of scaffolds and working on roofs
  • Safe use of MEWPs
  • Harnesses and clipping-on

Hazardous operations

  • Safety precautions during normal, maintenance and breakdown work
  • Fencing
  • Isolation / lock-off procedures
  • Permit-to-work and example applications
  • Confined spaces, crusher clearance and conveyor tensioners

Excavations and confined spaces

  • Safe working practices
  • Precautions to prevent collapse
  • Inspection requirements
  • Access and egress
  • Lighting and ventilation requirements
  • Effects of weather
  • Emergency procedures
  • Confined Spaces Regulations
  • Specific risks
  • Control measures

Health risks working in quarries

  • Dusts, diseases, noise, vibration and dehydration
  • Control risks measures including PPE

Environmental considerations

  • Public perception of environmental impacts
  • Powers of the enforcing authorities
  • Precautions to prevent spillage and groundwater contamination
  • Waste segregation and disposal
  • Air pollution
  • Ecology and archaeology

 

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