The Safety Pass Alliance (SPA) is the leading safety passport awarding body in the United Kingdom. It works to provide a nationwide recognised standard of health and safety assurance for industries.The MPQC/SPA (Mineral Products Qualification Council/Safety Pass Alliance) Safety Passport course is designed to provide essential information and areas of responsibility for the environment and health and safety in the workplace. The MPQC SPA is a qualification recognised by the work industry to allow delegates to have knowledge and awareness of the health and safety that is expected in the quarrying and mining industry. The qualification permits access on to mineral extraction and production sites. This course is highly recommended for contractors.
KH Plant Training LTD are accredited to deliver both the 2 day and the one day refresher course, held on the 2nd day of the course. We have open course dates or we can deliver training to your employees at your venue.
Contact the office 01709 464050 for further information
2023 Open Classroom Course Dates:
Refresher Course is available on the second day of the course.
This course is classroom based and is highly recommended for contractors designed to improve health, safety, environmental awareness and minimise the risk of accidents occurring on site.
Introduction to Health & Safety Law, legislation and Safe Systems of Work
Fire Precautions & Procedures
Accident & First Aid Procedures
Noise at Work
Introduction to Extractive/Quarry Products/Mineral Processing Industry
Health & Safety Management Relating to Quarry Operations
Working with Cranes and Heavy Equipment
Safe Working – Excavations and Confined Spaces
Working at Heights
Delegates that hold an in date MPQC SPA qualification are exempt from the first day of training.
Candidates are assessed via trainer observations and written assessment. Candidates need a basic command of English. We may be able to make specific arrangements if requested in advance. Please contact our office on 01709 464050 for any guidance and/or queries.
Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded with the MPQC/SPA Contractor Safety Quarry Passport certification which is valid for three years.