Spill Management

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If your workplace transports, stores or uses any hazardous substances, this course will help you understand the dangers of spills/leaks and will provide you with some examples of how to prevent them. It will also provide information on legal compliance, safe working and what to do if there is an incident at your workplace.

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Course Description

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All about this Spill Management Course

Spills and leaks in the workplace can have serious consequences. They can cause harm to workers, other people and the environment. It is not just large spills that are a concern. Even small spills and leaks can cause pollution and be problematic for businesses.

This course does not provide information on dealing with every type of spill/leak, as each incident will differ depending on the business operations, locations and substances handled.

In this course you will gain a greater understanding of what spills are and why they can be dangerous. You will learn some of the legal requirements for storing, transporting and using hazardous substances and pollution prevention. You will also gain knowledge on employer and employee duties. You will also learn about some of the enforcement actions that duty holders could face for non-compliance with the law.

You will also look at the risks that are associated with storing, transporting and handling hazardous substances and some examples of measures to prevent spills and leaks during these activities.

You will also look at some case studies of spills that have impacted people’s lives, businesses and the environment. Then you will move onto learning about risk assessments, why they are important and how to use them to create a spill/pollution plan.

Finally, you will move onto exploring how you can manage and deal with spills, you will look at equipment relating to spills, such as PPE and spill kits, you will also learn about containing a spill or leak and some examples of the actions to take if it cannot be contained.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
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  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Spills – In the first unit of the spill management course you will look at hazardous substances and spills and what they are. You will explore why spills and leaks can be dangerous and consider why it is essential to prevent them in your workplace.
  • Unit 2 – Spill Hazard, Risks and Precautions – This unit will look at how the classification, labelling and packaging of substances and mixtures can help you identify hazards. You will look at some of the risks associated with storing, transporting and handling hazardous substances.
  • Unit 3 – Spill Planning and Control – In this unit you will look at spill planning and consider why it is essential for any business that stores, transports and handles chemicals or other substances. You will also learn about risk assessments.
  • Unit 4 – Dealing with a Spill – In the final unit of the spill awareness course, you will look at how to manage and deal with spills, you will also learn how you can recognise whether it is a spill or a leak and the importance of evaluating the situation before responding.
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Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about this course and others that we offer. If you still have any questions, simply contact our course advisors on 0800 077 3063 or email hello@cpdonline.co.uk.

How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Spill Management course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Spill Management course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Spill Management course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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Spill Management
Spill Management
£20 + VAT