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1)  CITB Sits Safety Awareness, SSSTS and SMSTS  + Renewals -     running weekly at various locations Nationally.

2)  SPA Core/Petrol Forecourt  Courses + Renewals -     running monthly at various locations Nationally

3) IOSH Manaaging Safely Course -    running regularly at various locations Nationally

4) CCNSG 2 day + 1 day Renewals -    running weekly at various locations Nationally



2 Day MPQC/SPA Quarry Core and Sector Day

Course Content

Upcoming Courses

The aim of the course is to build on the basic health and safety information Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found in the Mineral Extraction and Products Industry.

It is also to understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered.

On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to;

This course is run on an on-demand basis.  It can be held at one of our training venues, suitable local venues or client sites.

19/20 FEBRUARY 2019     BRADFORD

25/26 APRIL 2019            BRADFORD

24/25 JUNE 2019             BRADFORD


How to Book

  • Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
  • Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health safety & environment
  • Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required
  • Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector

You can quickly and easily book your course by calling the office or emailing us.

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Danger Areas

Mobile Plant

  • Blasting and precautions
  • Unprotected edges
  • Crushers
  • Excavations, tips and Lagoons
  • Quicksand type material
  • Conveyors
  • Processing equipment
  • Bitumen
  • Cement
  • Railways and Docks
  • Consequences of accidents caused by breaking the rules
  • Reversing vehicle hazards and relevant precautions
  • Working with heavy and mobile plant
  • Crane operation and slinging
  • Vehicle condition
  • Vehicle parking

Access & Working at height

Hazardous Operations

  • Hazards relating to slips, trips and falls
  • Good housekeeping
  • The safe use of cherry pickers and man baskets
  • Ladder and steps
  • Safe practices in the use of scaffold towers and working on roofs
  • Harnesses and clipping on when working at height
  • Safety precautions during normal, maintenance and breakdown work
  • Fencing
  • Isolation / lock-off procedures
  • Permit to Work and example applications
  • Confined spaces, crusher clearance, conveyor tensioners

Excavations & Confined Spaces

Health Risks Working in Quarries

  • Safe working in excavations and confined space
  • Precaution to prevent collapse
  • Inspection requirements
  • Access egress and prevention of falls
  • Lighting, ventilation requirements
  • Effect of weather
  • Emergency procedure
  • Confined space regulations
  • Specified risks
  • Control measures: basic precautions / permit
  • Dusts, diseases, noise, vibration, and dehydration
  • Control risks measures including PPE


Environmental Considerations

  • Public perception of environmental impacts
  • Powers of inspectors / enforcing authorities and penalties
  • Precautions to avoid spillage and groundwater contamination
  • Waste segregation and disposal
  • Air pollution from dust and noise
  • Ecology and Archaeology

Trainow Associates is the trading name of Safety Training (Yorks) Limited

Company registration number: 8711279.
VAT registration number: 171 4226 30.