* 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
* To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury,
cost to the business, job security, environment not properly
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge
to successfully complete each module assessment paper:
• Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by
successfully completing each module assessment paper
• Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards
within health safety & 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.
Blasting and precautions:
• Unprotected edges
• Excavations, tips and Lagoons
• Quicksand type material
• Processing equipment
• Railways and Docks.
• 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.
• Hazards relating to slips, trips and falls
• Good housekeeping
• Ladder and steps
• Safe practices in the use of scaffold towers and working on
• The safe use of cherry pickers and man baskets
• Harnesses and clipping on when working at height.
• Safety precautions during normal, maintenance and
• Isolation / lock-off procedures
• Permit to Work and example applications
• Confined spaces, crusher clearance, conveyor tensioners.
• Safe working in excavations and confined space
• Precaution to prevent collapse
• Inspection requirements
• Access egress and prevention of falls
• Lighting, ventilation requirements
• Effect of weather
• Emergency procedure
• Confined space regulations
• Specified risks
• Control measures: basic precautions / permit.
• Dusts, diseases, noise, vibration, and dehydration
• Control risks measures including PPE.
• Public perception of environmental impacts
• Powers of inspectors / enforcing authorities and penalties
• Precautions to avoid spillage and groundwater contamination
• Waste segregation and disposal
• Air pollution from dust and noise
• Ecology and Archaeology.
Safety Pass Alliance Trinidad and Tobago (SPATT) Limited aims to work with employers, employees, contractors, employer associations, trade unions, stakeholders and other relevant bodies to design and develop training programmes tailored to suit each sector.