Accredited Spill Kit Training

Accredited Spill Kit Training

Accredited Spill Kit Training

The Accredited Spill Kit Training Course covers theoretical and practical activities designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills to be able to recognise and control small emergencies on-site.  This session focuses on responding to small workplace chemical spills.

This course has been developed to cover the broad range of emergencies and workplaces as considered in Australian Standards AS3745-2010.

Accredited Spill Kit Training Data Sheet

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Description

Unit of Competency

PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies

Course Content

  • Types of emergencies
  • Planning & Preparation for an emergency – AS3745 -2010
  • “Sizing up” an emergency – assessing hazards and risks
  • Responding to a hazardous materials incident
  • Safely confine emergency where possible
  • Use of initial response equipment- use the tools in a small spill kits to control the incident
  • Understanding and selection of PPE
  • Evacuation procedures – if required
  • Disposal of waste, report and replace used items
  • Use of tools in a small spill kit will be done as a practical component where circumstances allow

Participant Prerequisites

  • Use literacy and numeracy skills as required to read, interpret and apply guidelines and protocols
  • Use literacy and numeracy skills to adequately interpret documentation available in line with State/Territory regulations, legislation and policies

Participants are required to be on time for all courses and bring a form of identification such as drivers licence or Medicare card for verification of details listed on the course enrolment form.

Site Requirements

  • Training room
  • Space for practical training and drills

Assessment
Assessment of knowledge will be conducted by use of a workbook and verbal questioning. Participants will also be required to demonstrate competence through a range of practical activities.

Delivery Method

  • Onsite face-to-face theory and practical training

Course Duration

  • 3 hours

Group Size

  • To ensure quality training and a safe learning environment, the maximum allowable group size is 12 participants.

Upon Successful Completion

  • Statement of Attainment and wallet card issued to individual participants who successfully complete the requirements of the unit of competency and have a valid Unique Student Identifier (USI)
  • A Nationally Recognised Training Summary for your Health and Safety Office compliance file

Links to Unit of Competency Information

Confine Small Workplace Emergencies
https://training.gov.au/Training/Details/TLID2003

Spill Station Australia use Parcor (RTO7076) for all accredited training courses.

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Part 3.2 General workplace management

Division 1 Information, training and instruction

39 Provision of information, training and instruction
(1) This clause applies for the purposes of section 19 of the Act to a person conducting a business or undertaking.
(2) The person must ensure that information, training and instruction provided to a worker is suitable and adequate having regard to:
(a) the nature of the work carried out by the worker, and
(b) the nature of the risks associated with the work at the time the information, training or instruction is provided, and
(c) the control measures implemented.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.

(3) The person must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the information, training and instruction provided under this clause is provided in a way that is readily understandable by any person to whom it is provided.
Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.

Subdivision 4 Storage and handling systems

363 Control of risks from storage or handling systems

(1) A person conducting a business or undertaking at a workplace must ensure, so far as is reasonably practicable, that a system used at the workplace for the use, handling or storage of hazardous chemicals:
(a) is used only for a purpose for which it was designed, manufactured, modified, supplied or installed, and
(b) is operated, tested, maintained, installed, repaired and decommissioned having regard to the health and
safety of workers and other persons at the workplace.

Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.

(2) The person must ensure that sufficient information, training and instruction is given to a person who operates, tests, maintains or decommissions a system used at a workplace for the use, handling or storage of hazardous chemicals for the activity to be carried out safely.

Maximum penalty:
(a) in the case of an individual—$6,000, or
(b) in the case of a body corporate—$30,000.
Example. Information provided at a training course.