The main objective of this course is to ensure that those designated to respond to an
incident where a potentially dangerous or environmentally damaging spillage has
occurred, know the correct procedure and how to use a site spill kit correctly.
This is a very practical course, designed for the hands on delegate.

Aims and objectives of the course:
The aims of the course are to provide up to date information & Legislation on the
dangers of why a Spill Kit is required and when. Also provide practical guidance on how to use a spill kit effectively.

At the end of the course delegates will:

  • Demonstrate how to use a spill kit.
  • Identify the correct spill kit.
  • Check the contents of a spill kit and when to refill it up.
  • Understand the correct reporting procedure and who to notify.
  • Understand the Regulations & Legislation.
  • Understand when to evacuate the premises.

Specific Requirements:
Should there be any specific requirements that you would particularly like covered in
the course more than anything else i.e. covering a certain piece of spill kit equipment
or piece of legislation etc. then please lets us know and we can adjust for this.

Course Content:

  • Relevant Safety Legislation
  • Environmental awareness
  • What’s in a spill kit
  • Why do we need a spill kit
  • Spill kit size
  • Spill prevention
  • Spill response
  • Evacuation procedure
  • Practical Simulated exercise

Duration of Course:
The course runs over a one day period and is up to 6-7 hours depending on the number of delegates attending the course.

Maximum Participants:
To ensure that all delegates receive the maximum benefit from our training courses, delegate places are limited to 8 per course.

The instructor for this course will be a certified instructor with over 3 year’s experience in Health & Safety related training.

Equipment required:
This course requires a training area/room with the facilities to comfortably accommodate the maximum number of delegates. The delegates will require a table and equipment to make notes and the instructor needs power and a place to show a presentation.

Throughout the course there is a constant assessment by the instructor who will ask questions about what he has covered in the course, some may be theoretical or some may be practical. At the end of the course there is a 20 question multiple choice paper to be completed by all delegates. A pass mark of 80% is set for all delegates. Once these papers are marked and delegates passed then they will proceed to a 15 minute practical assessment.

All delegates that succeed with the course will receive a certificate of attendance that will be valid for 3 years.