Course Aims

To allow delegates to recognise hazards, utilise control measures and safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment, concentrating on risks specifically found with working on a Petrol Filling Station.
 
On course completion delegates will:
 
  • Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
  • Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within Health and Safety and the Environment
  • Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when changes to a generic assessment is required
  • Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector

SPA Petrol Retail Contractors Safety Passport

Who Attends

The SPA Safety Passport is a requirement for all contractors undertaking work on petrol filling stations.
 
Core Day Exemption
If you’ve previously attended an SPA approved Health & Safety course, you can apply for the DAY 1 exemption.
 
At present the SPA passport scheme recognises that delegates who have completed and passed the following training courses and have 3 months* or more remaining on their evidence of exemption do not need to attend the SPA passport scheme Core training day (Day 1):
 
  • IOSH Working Safely
  • CCNSG Passport to Safety
  • IOSH Managing Safely
  • IOSH Supervising Safely
  • NEBOSH Certificate
  • CITB Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS)
  • FÁS Safe Pass
  • ADT H&S module
  • NEBOSH Diploma
  • CITB Site Supervisors Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS)
  • CITB - Site Safety for Shopfitters and Interior Contractors
 
*For those without an expiry date they must have been obtained within the last 3 years.
 
If you qualify for Core Day Exemption, you only need to attend (DAY 2 - Petrol Retail). You must provide evidence of exemption (i.e. copy course certificate) prior to booking or attending the course.
 

Course Content

Day 1 (SPA Core)
 
  • Organising for Safety
  • The Workplace
  • Tools, Plant and Machinery
  • Health
  • Procedures
  • The Environment
 
Day 2 (SPA Petrol Retail)
 
Hazards on a Petrol Filling Station:
  • Types of hazards
  • Fuel hazards
  • Fuel properties
  • DSEAR
  • Restricted areas on a petrol forecourt
  • Hazardous areas
  • Zone classification
  • Delivery hazards
  • Vapour recovery
  • Customer hazards
  • Other hazards
  • Contractor hazards
 
Controlling Work on a Forecourt:
  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Safety method statements
  • Clearance certificates
  • Permits to work
  • Task classification

Qualifications Obtained

Delegates successfully completing the course will receive a SPA Safety Passport photo ID card which is valid for three years.

Entry Requirements

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

Additional Information

*PLEASE NOTE* all online bookings are provisional until confirmed with you by our training team.

Arrange your course with Sibbald

If pre-scheduled dates are not listed on this page, or if the dates published do not fit your requirement, please contact us as arrangements can be made to suit your needs. 

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Next Available Date:
  • Start Date

    02/07/2024

  • Availability

    9 Places

  • Duration

    2 Days

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