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What is SPA Petrol Retail – Forecourt Contractors?

The SPA Petrol Retail Passport builds on the basic Health and Safety information of the Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found with working on a Petrol Filling Station.

To allow delegates to recognise hazards, utilise control measures and safe working practices and maintain a safe working environment.

What’s Included in the SPA Petrol Retail Passport Course?

Upon completion of the SPA Petrol Retail passport course you will:

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

Module 1

Hazards on a Petrol Filling Station

  • Types of hazards
  • Fuel hazards
  • Fuel properties
  • DSEAR
  • Restricted areas on a petrol forecourt
  • Hazardous areas
  • Zone classification
  • Delivery hazards
  • Vapour recovery
  • Customer hazards
  • Other hazards
  • Contractor hazards

Module 2

Controlling Work on a Forecourt

  • Communication
  • Documentation
  • Safety method statements
  • Clearance certificates
  • Permits to work
  • Task classification