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Modules


Course aim

SPA has launched short briefing session courses. Delivery would be envisaged as approximately 4-8 hours and each one comes with question papers in the SPA format.


The subject areas are:


•     Asbestos Awareness
•     Behavioural Safety
•     Confined Space
•     Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
•     Driving at Work
•     Electricity
•     Emergency Procedures
•     Environmental Awareness
•     Hand Held Tools
•     Legionella
•     Lone Working
•     Manual Handling
•     Mobile Engineer
•     Office Safety
•     PPE
•     Risk Assessment
•     Slips, Trips and Falls
•     Stress
•     Workplace Transport
•     Working at Height.


See Sample Below


Risk Assessment

Course Aim

*  To build on basic health and safety information specifically        associated with risk assessment

*      To understand the process and requirements for evaluating risk.

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates understand risk assessment. On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•     List the five steps of risk assessment

•     Identify the meaning of the terms hazard and risk

•     List the hierarchy of control – control measures to put

      in place

•     Outline the roles and duties of employers / supervisors

•     Carry out practical examples of a risk assessment.

Agenda

•     Legislation

•     What is a risk assessment?

•     Five steps to risk assessment

•     Hazard and risk

•     Practical examples.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of evaluating risk.

Confined Space

Course Aim

*   To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks       specifically associated with a confined      space.

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

*   To ensure delegates know what is a confined space, and to be     aware of the associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•   Understand what is a confined space
•   Identify the associated hazards and specific risks
•   Understand the need for a safe system of work
•   Understand the need for an emergency plan.

Agenda

•   Definition of a confined space
•   Hazards
•   Risks
•   Control measures
•   Safe systems of work
•   Emergency arrangements
•   Equipment.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show an acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of a confined space and the control measures put in place.

Workplace Transport

Course Aim

*   To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks       specifically associated with workplace transport

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business and job security.

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what workplace transport is on completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•     List the main causes of road accidents

•     Understand the rules to follow when driving company vehicles

•     Outline the key checks to make before driving a vehicle.

Agenda

•     Road accidents and causes

•     Public highway driving

•     Site driving

•     Why follow the rules and mobile phones

•     Parking hazards

•     Road worthiness of vehicles.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in awareness of the risks related to workplace transport.

Working at Height

Course Aim

*   To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks       specifically associated with Working at Height

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

*   To ensure delegates know what Working at Height is, and to be aware       of the associated hazards

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•  Statistics – Falls from height are the major cause of death in the       workplace – Dangerous!

•  The risk assessment procedure when selecting control measures –       working at height.

•     Employer/employee responsibilities

•     Agenda

•     Ladders

•     Stepladders and Trestles

•     Mobile tower scaffold

•     MEWP’s

•     Fixed scaffolding

•     Roof working.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of Working at Height.

Slip, Trips and Falls

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with slips, trips and falls

Learning Objectives

*     To ensure delegates understand what slip, trips and falls are, and to be
       aware of the associated hazards.


On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Identify key ways of reducing slips, trips and falls hazards.

Agenda

•     Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations

•   Pedestrian hazards including: slips, trips, falls from height, striking by    moving, flying or falling objects, striking fixed or stationary objects,       collisions with moving vehicles

•  Items to consider for reducing hazards including; flooring, lighting,      housekeeping, obstructions, footwear, pedestrian routes, preventing falls,       cleaning, maintenance

•     Safe access.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: will demonstrate an acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of slips, trips and falls and control measures put in place.

COSHH

Course Aim

*   To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks       specifically associated with COSHH

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•       Understand what COSHH stands for

•       Identify the key causes of workplace accidents

•       List control measures – hierarchy of risk assessment

•       List the different types of PPE used (as a last resort)

•       Understand different exposure levels for substances.

Agenda

•       Risk assessment

•       Routes of entry

•       Warnings and labels

•       PPE

•       Health surveillance

•       Exposure levels

•       Duties.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of COSHH and control measures put in place.

Office Safety

Course Aim

*   To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks       specifically associated with Office Safety

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what office safety is, and to be aware of the associated risks. On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Highlight possible dangers within the office environment and introduce control measures Agenda

•       Legal requirements

•       Office activities

•       Fire and emergencies

•       Slips and trips

•       COSHH

•       DSE

•       Manual handling

•       Electrical

•       General office safety and True or False Quiz.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of office safety.

Asbestos Awareness

Course Aim

*    To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks        specifically associated with asbestos

*   To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the        business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

*   To ensure delegates know what asbestos, and to be aware of the         associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•       Understand what asbestos is

•       Identify the associated hazards and specific risks

•       Understand the need for a safe system of work

•       Understand the need for an emergency plan.

Agenda

•       Types of asbestos

•       Those affected

•       Associated diseases

•       Asbestos uses

•       Management of asbestos.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show acceptable theoretical understanding increase in the awareness of Asbestos and control measures put in place.

Mobile Engineer

Course Aim

*    To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks        specifically associated with a mobile engineer

*   To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the        business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know what a mobile engineer is, and to be aware of the associated hazards.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•    State what you need to have in place for a safe place of work as a        mobile technician

•  Understand that planning and training as well as skills and       competence are important to ensure you do the right things at the        right time.

Agenda

•     Road accidents – the hazards of a mobile worker

•     Good housekeeping and roof racks

•     Welfare and safety

•     Plant and equipment

•     Health and fitness

•     Drug and alcohol abuse

•     Journey planning

•     Mobile phones and distractions

•     Arriving on site.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Will demonstrate an acceptable theoretical understanding and an increase in the awareness of a mobile engineer.

Manual Handling

Course Aim

*  To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks      specifically associated with Manual Handling

*  To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the       business, job security, environment not properly considered.

Learning Objectives

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

•     Identify key ways of lifting safely to prevent injury

•     Risk assess objects prior to lifting.

Agenda

•     Myths and legend

•     Back pain

•     Employer responsibilities

•     Your responsibilities

•     Assessing objects prior to lifting

•     Warming up

•     Supervision and team lifting.

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Will demonstrate an acceptable understanding of theory, increase in the awareness of Manual Handling techniques and control measures to be put in place.


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.

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