Agriculture & Environs

Course aim

*   To provide basic information and areas of
     responsibility for health, safety and the environment
*   To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk
     assessment and effects on individuals and the employer
*   To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge
•   Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by
    successfully completing each assessment paper.
•   Appreciate how they personally can influence good
    standards within health, safety & the 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 work.

MODULE 1 – Chemicals

•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Use of Material Safety Data Sheets
•   Safety Information, Labels
•   Storage
•   Transport
•   Emergency Response Procedures.

MODULE 2 - Hazard Identification,
Job Safety Analysis and Risk Assessment

•   Importance of JSAs and Risk Assessments
•   Hazard Identification
•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Job Safety Analysis
•   Risk Assessments.

MODULE 3 – Inspection

•   Importance and Concept
•   Competent Personnel.

MODULE 4 – Preventative Maintenance

•   Importance and Concept
•   Competent Personnel.

MODULE 5 – Machine Safeguarding

•   Importance and Concept
•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Types of Machine Safeguarding.

MODULE 6 – Heat Stress

•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Impacts on Body
•   Emergency Response and First Aid Measures
•   Prevention and Mitigation.

MODULE 7 – Manual Handling

•   Terminology and Definitions
•   Impacts on Body
•   Prevention and Mitigation.

MODULE 8 – Personal Protective Equipment

•   Types of PPE
•   Selection of PPE
•   Use of PPE.

MODULE 9 – Environmental Aspects and Impacts

•   Waste Management
•   Environmental Impacts
•   Environmental Mitigation Measures.

MODULE 10 – Hand Tool Safety

•   Types of Hand Tools
•   Proper Application and Uses
•   Inspection, Maintenance and Storage.

Safety Pass Alliance Trinidad and Tobago (SPATT) Limited aims to work with employers, employees, contractors, employer associations, trade unions, stakeholders and other relevant bodies to design and develop training programmes tailored to suit each sector.

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