Safe Working Practices - Treatment / Transfer

AIMS, OBJECTIVES and LEARNING OUTCOMES


TARGET AUDIENCE

  • Those people that work  in the following operational areas;
  • Materials reclamation / sorting facility where there is a mixture of hand sorting (totting) and mechanical plant sorting i.e. 360° clamshell grab / telehoist / forklift
  • Skip / tipper truck ,transfer yards
  • Household waste transfer station
  • Household waste recycling centres (HWRC)

AIMS

  • To provide knowledge of the updated safety requirements required when working in these facilities
  • To provide knowledge of good practice guidance for the safe operations of the above listed sites
  • To provide knowledge and understanding of the actions required to provide customers with a good experience when using household waste recycling centres (customer care)
  • To provide knowledge of the actions required to control the segregation of waste materials at a transfer / treatment facility used by members of the public without promoting conflict situations

OBJECTIVES

  1. To provide an understanding of the employers and employees responsibilities within the Health and Safety at Work Act
  2. To raise awareness of actions which may constitute a breach of the Health and Safety at Work Act
  3. To explain personal health and safety requirements when working in transfer / treatment operations e.g. PPE / personal hygiene
  4. To provide an understanding of vehicle / pedestrian protocol when working in at a transfer / treatment facility
  5. To raise awareness of the type of accidents that can occur when working in a transfer / treatment facility
  6. To help candidates identify areas of high risk within transfer / treatment facility
  7. To provide an understanding of risk evaluation
  8. To help candidates identify high risk activities within transfer / treatment operations
  9. To provide an opportunity for candidates to take part in a risk assessment exercise
  10. To provide knowledge of the actions required to promote a good customer experience at an (HWRC)
  11. To provide knowledge of the actions that may promote a poor customer experience and lead to a conflict situation at a (HWRC)

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • On successful completion of the course, participants will be able to;
  • Understand the latest good practice guidance required to support the safe operations of the above listed sites
  • Recognise the actions required when dealing with unplanned incidents
  • Understand the component parts of risk assessment & risk evaluation
  • Complete a dynamic risk assessment relevant to the operations of the above listed sites
  • Understand how their individual actions can contribute towards the safe operations of the above listed sites
  • Recognise opportunities to reduce risks and contribute towards safe site operations
  • Recognise the actions required to promote a good customer experience at an HWRC
  • Identify personal actions which may contribute to a poor customer experience and result in a conflict situation at an HWRC