Health and Safety Courses

Spill Kit Training Course

Spill Response Training or Spill Kit Training course will increase your awareness of the risks involved with handling, storing and dispensing liquids and the dangers they can cause to the environment. With the knowledge you gain, you will be able to deal with spills effectively and, in turn, protect your working environment.

  • Learn how to deal with spills effectively.
  • Qualify in just three hours.
  • This course contains both classroom and practical learning.
  • We can deliver the course as an in-house course.
  • Valid for three years.
Spill Kit Response Training

Spill Response Awareness course content

The course covers the following topics:

  • The actions you need to take to deal with spills
  • Increasing awareness of potential liquid spills
  • Preventing spills
  • The 3 types of sorbents
  • Effective and safe use of spill control materials
  • Awareness of current pollutions regulations.
  • Safe disposal or sorbents and awareness of how the sorbents take on the properties of the liquid cleaned up.
  • Individual responsibility and best practice.
  • The simulation of an emergency spill

By the end of the training course, the delegate will:

  • Have greater knowledge of the implications of spilling liquids into waterways, therefore, contaminating the environment.
  • Understand the risks, fines and punishments caused by bad practice with spill control and environmental protection and the effects they have on your company’s reputation.
  • Emergency Spill Procedure.
  • Know how to use the relevant spill control resources.
  • Have a greater awareness of the dispensers, containers and sorbents available.
  • How to work in compliance with the relevant legislation.

Assessment.

The tutor will assess your contribution and understanding throughout the course. You will also complete a final multiple-choice examination.

How long is the Spill Kit Training course?

We deliver the course over approximately three hours.

The tutor will split the content into theory and some demonstrative practical learning.

Why should I take this course?

When working with hazardous substances, it is your responsibility to know how to respond to an emergency spill. As mentioned in COMAH, workers should have an emergency plan ready on-site for such instances.

This course will teach you how to use a spill kit; by having this skill, you can help your organisation to work in line with legislation whilst protecting people and the surrounding environment. There could also be legal and financial repercussions from mishandling a spill.

Spill Kit Training entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

If you have any specific requirements for your training, please let us know beforehand. Such as specific spills, legislation, industry-relevant examples.

Is this course accredited?

3B Training accredits this course.

We work on our course content with our trainers and quality team to make our course content and delivery the best possible.

Where can I complete this course?

We can deliver the course in the classroom and in-house.

In-house Courses

We deliver this course in-house either at a 3B training centre or on a site of your choice. By delivering on your site, you can conduct the practical section as if it is real life. The course can be delivered to a group of your employees and tailored accordingly to be relevant to your organisation. The relevancy will help to create an internal discussion about current processes. If you would like to book an in-house course, fill in the enquiry form with as many details as possible, and we will respond with a quote. Our quotes will differ depending on location, delegate numbers and customisation of content.

Further development

On completion of the training, we will issue you with a certificate. Your certificate will arrive around 6-8 weeks after completion and will be valid for three years. To renew the certification, you must reattend the course.

Potential cross-overs to this course include COSHH, Legionella Awareness and Sharps Awareness.

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