Health & Safety, HR and Compliance FAQs
Covered in this course
This training course is broken down into 2 sections
- 1 Spill kits
- 2 Spill response procedure
Spills can happen at any time and almost anywhere in the workplace.
Employees must know how to use spill kits in the workplace, so you’ll be able to deal with a spill properly.
Your organisation may have its own specific spill response or emergency plan, describing the procedure to follow in the event of a spill and telling you who you should contact. If your organisation has one, then make sure you read it, so you know what you have to do and who you have to tell.
About this course
Spills of significant size can pose a large risk to people and the environment. A spill kit contains various absorbent items that can be used when there is a leak or spillage of a hazardous liquid. They are designed to stop the spillage from spreading further and help start a cleanup process.
There are various sized spill kits that you can buy for your workplace but generally speaking, there are 3 variations of spill kits: a general purpose spill kit, oil and/or fuel spillage kits and chemical spills.
Spill kits should only be opened in emergencies. Most contain the same base products, PPE (personal protective equipment), materials to stop leakages, waste bags and materials to seal drains. Some workplaces may have multiple sizes and multiple purpose spill kits.
When you encounter a spill, the first and most important thing is to protect yourself first. This spill kit Training Course looks at what a spill kit contains, when you need to use it and what procedure to follow when you encounter a spill.
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Spill Kit: Chemicals & Oils certificate
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Each of our courses ends with a multiple choice test to measure your knowledge of the material.
This Spill Kit Training: Chemicals & Oils course concludes with a 20 question multiple choice test with a printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout.
As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to reprint certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
What does my certificate include?
Your Spill Kit Training: Chemicals & Oils Certificate includes your name, company name (if applicable), name of course taken, pass percentage, date of completion, expiry date and stamps of approval or accreditations by recognised authorities.
Please note if you are using our course content via SCORM in a third party LMS then we are unable to provide certificates and you will need to generate these in your host LMS yourself.
39 real user reviews
A consse overview of the use and require
Could do with some information of the legal aspects i.e. removal. Along with some information on how this will be removed as a hazardous waste i.e. requirement for hazardous consignment not and the need to keep the requirement time with a copy held at the premises of the source of the hazardous waste that was produced.
Imformative and easy to follow
Quite a good reminder of how to deal with spills effectively.
Suitable for any trade or business
a very informative and easy to follow introduction in to the world of spills and leaks, gives you enough information without overwhelming the candidate
Easy to follow
Clear and well explained
This user gave this course a rating of 5/5 stars
This course was very informative,and a good training tool to keep technicians up to date with necessary procedures that they may come up against in their daily working day.
Why is this training important?
Spill Kits are designed for easy use and so that anyone can prevent a spillage from spreading further. This course is suitable for all employees and provides them with the skills to know how to effectively use their spill kits.
This course is appropriate for all employees so that in the case of an emergency anyone can handle a spill. Spills can occur at any time and we should always be prepared for them. Staff should all be trained in how to use the spill kits and what materials to be used for certain spillages.
Whether you will never have a spill occur at work or you have experienced them before, this training is useful as a full course and a refresher to provide knowledge on how to stop a Spill causing damage.