SPA Petrol Retail Contractors Safety Passport

This course is also available to be delivered as a dedicated in-house course for your organisation. Contact us to find out about options for face-to-face delivery by completing the form below .

Aim of the course

Working on a petrol forecourt can present many health and safety risks, from fuel delivery contracting to handling food. Health and safety is very important when operating within a petrol retail environment.

Due to the variety of risks that can occur around a petrol station, all staff must be aware of the implications that can happen in this environment. In this case, the 2 day SPA (Safety Pass Alliance) course will educate the delegates on all things health and safety, which surrounds working within the petrol retail industry.

Course content

This course has been designed to develop the skills of contractors working in the petrol retail environment. The course will provide an overview of the risks that can occur whilst in a contracting position, which will take place on the first day (core) and will cover general health and safety procedures. This course will also specify the risks associated with petrol retail contracting work, covering procedures for certain tasks that will generally be taken out in the delegate’s role. The course will cover the following:

Core Day

  • Setting the scene – Accidents
  • Organising for Safety – Responsibilities, duties and risk assessment
  • Workplace Safety – General safety requirements, behavioural safety, fire safety, working at height, asbestos, confined spaces
  • Plant & Machinery – Hand held tools, electricity and power tools
  • Health – Hygiene, hazardous substances, occupational diseases, manual handling
  • Procedures – Safe systems of work, first aid requirements and occupational road accidents
  • The environment – Pollution and waste, employers and employees’ responsibilities

Petrol Retail Day:

  • Hazards on a petrol forecourt – Hazardous zones
  • Controlling work on a forecourt – procedures, task classification and required documentation
  • Safe working practices
  • Case studies

Who should take this course?

This course is aimed at contractors working on a petrol forecourt, as contractors are required to obtain a SPA Passport to carry out such work.

Is there a prerequisite?

No pre-course preparation is required. However, exemptions are available for the core day if the delegate holds a recognised Health & Safety qualification. SPA have a number of exemptions from Day 1 of this course, to see if you are eligible for exemption, click here

To book onto this course, please either book below online or contact us on:

Tel: 01642 680497


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