11th & 12th July


Course Aims

To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and environment.
To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and the effects on individuals and the employer.
To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
To build on the basic health and safety information in the Core Day programme by concentrating on risks specifically found in the Mineral Extraction and Products Industry
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:

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.

Programme Summary

Health & Safety law and responsibilities
Risk assessments
Safe place of work, safe behaviours
Common hazards including fire, asbestos, confined spaces and display screen equipment
Power and hand tools, electricity
Health issues including manual handling, noise, hazardous substances and stress
First aid, road safety, reporting of accidents and incidents
Environmental considerations

Danger areas, unprotected edges, quicksand, lagoons, blasting, bitumen and cement
Mobile plant, reversing vehicles, heavy mobile plant, crane operations and slinging
Access and work at height, scaffolds, mobile elevated work equipment, ladders and harnesses
Hazardous operations, fencing, isolation, lock off procedures and permits to work
Excavations and confined spaces, hazards and control measures, emergency procedures
Health risks, dusts, diseases, noise and vibration
Personal protective equipment
Environmental considerations, public perception, air, land and water pollution waste control


Successfully completing all assessment papers will result in a safety passport being issued. The passport is valid for 3 years


Please call the office for more information or to book!

01948 841801

Upcoming Courses

11/07/18 - SPQ Quarry Passport 2 Days

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12/07/18 - Site safety plus health and safety awareness

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16/07/18 - CPCS – A56B Articulated Dump Truck

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What our clients say

I would like to thank the team at Hawk for their professionalism in the way their carried out their jobs. It was a pleasure to train with Hawk after a previous seriously bad experience I had with another company. George was an absolute delight in his approach to the training which help me overcome my concerns. He basically had to rebuild my confidence as a plant operator fortunately for me I passed, however with George I would have still been fine if the outcome had have been different. I can see though the team that Hawk have why the company would be successful.

Andrew Davies

Roof & Drives Ltd

Safety and Training Ltd have supported McPhillips ( Wellington ) Ltd for more than ten years, delivering an excellent professional service, training to the very highest of standards. I am sure our partnership will continue for many years to come

Stuart Bishop

SHEQ Manager, McPhillips Ltd

We have been using Hawk for a some years now. Mainly on the Safety and Training side of the business and on the odd occasion we have hired machinery. We have found Hawk very professional and the service very good. We have found the training instructors to be excellent and explain all points of training very well

Timothy Berry

Health and Safety Manager, P.G Skips


Very pleased with the successful training of 10 delegates in August. Excellent courses with a professional service every time

Rhianne Murphy

HR Manager, Built Offsite

I found the test very relaxed, and the tester made all instructions clear to follow. I would recommend any of the workers to come here for their training

David Rhys Jones