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Minerals Sector Safety Passport Course (2 day)

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2 Day

Who should attend?

For people who are:

Contractors working within the extractive and mineral processing and related manufacturing environment, on sites such as: quarrying, sand and gravel operations, concrete, mortar, cement and asphalt plants, wharfs or surface mining.


To provide course members with:

An increased awareness of health and safety issues at work;
The knowledge to encourage safe behaviour during day to day work activities in the extractives and related industries


The course includes:

  • Basic knowledge of health and safety law
  • Personal responsibilities for safety at work
  • How accidents are caused and how they can be prevented
  • Identify and correct unsafe behaviours
  • Purpose, use and care of personal protective equipment
  • Importance of maintaining plant and equipment
  • Safe driving behaviour, including safe reversing
  • Recognise site hazards and minimise risk
  • Suitable and sufficient risk assessment
  • Principles of safe systems of work and permits to work
  • Specific hazards and how the risks from them can be controlled



Number of delegates

maximum of 20

Duration and Delivery Options

Based in a training room.

Short lectures;
Group discussions;
Case studies.

Successful completion of the course leads to the issue of an MPQC/SPA Minerals Sector Safety Passport, which is valid for 3 years.
If you currently hold an in date passport with less than 6 months expiry, one day refresher courses are available.

Contact Details

Contact details: For further details or to make a booking, contact the team on 0115 983 6580 or email: enquiries@mpskills.co.uk

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