Course Aims

The scheme is designed to ensure individuals gain a rounded appropriate level of knowledge, understanding health, safety and environmental law and their associated responsibilities.
The course will equip delegates with the knowledge and skills to ensure that safety issues are managed effectively, protecting the workforce, other people and the general environment and ensuring that legal compliance is achieved.

EUSR - Utilities Safety Health Environmental Awareness (Gas)

Who Attends

SHEA Gas scheme is designed for individuals who require access to operational sites within the Gas industry, both permanent and temporary, at all levels including operatives, supervisors and management.

Course Content

The SHEA Gas scheme comprises of nine modules.
The content is reviewed periodically and consists of Six (6) ‘’core’’ training modules and a further Three (3) modules specific to the Gas Utilities industry.
Module 1: Understanding our workplace responsibilities (CORE)
Module 2: Understanding the effects of our work on the working environment (CORE)
Module 3: Identifying and controlling risks (CORE)
Module 4: Common hazards in the workplace (CORE)
Module 5: Highway working and excavations (Gas Specific)
Module 6: Pressure regulating installations (Gas Specific)
Module 7: Safety in premises (Gas Specific)
Module 8: Occupational health hazards (CORE)
Module 9: Responding to emergencies (CORE)

Course Duration

The programme content and scheme specification have been developed through consultation with the Gas industry. It is designed to provide evidence that an individual has demonstrated an appropriate level of knowledge, understanding and behavioural awareness.

Maximum Candidates

Teaching Methods
The course is highly interactive with a high proportion of discussions, best practice sharing, syndicate exercises and case studies will be supplemented with classroom based tutorial.

Assessment Methods
Nine (9) written assessments are carried out, one for each training module. Attendees must be present in all training modules and assessments must be completed successfully to obtain a PASS grade.

Qualifications Obtained

Issue of the related EUSR Gas Passport (valid 3 years) will be awarded to those persons who successfully complete the. EUSR Gas Passport is generally accepted as a minimum site entry requirement.

Entry Requirements

Pre-Requisites:  The minimum entry requirement is a good understanding of spoken and written English

Additional Information

For this course to be held at your own location, please ensure that the classroom you make available has a 240v power supply and is a suitable size for the number of delegates attending. Please ensure that the practical area has been risk assessed, is free from harm and is suitable for training.

Bespoke Course
Courses can be arranged at your location on a date to suit your needs.

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