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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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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
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • 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.

RoSPA assured training course

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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Complete the final quiz

Every course is assessed through a multiple choice quiz. These quizzes use a bank of questions that have multiple options and you need to choose the correct one. You need to answer a specific number of questions correctly to pass the course and get your certificate.

If you don’t pass first time it is no problem. You can attempt the quiz as many times as you need until you pass so there is nothing to worry about.

Get your certificate

As soon as you finish the course, you can download your certificate. This will also be accessible in your account any time you log in. Your certificate includes the course you have studied, your name, the date of completion and a verification number that can be used by future employers to verify that you passed your course.

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Spill Management
Spill Management
£20 + VAT