SHEA Gas: Course Content
The programme content and scheme specification has been developed in collaboration with employers and stakeholders in the UK gas industry.
The scheme consists of 9 modules – Modules 1-6 from SHEA Core and Modules 14, 15 and 16 specific to the UK gas industry. Individuals must successfully complete training and assessment for all 9 modules. SHEA Gas can only be delivered by EUSR Approved Trainers.
|Understanding our workplace responsibilities||Underpinning legal frameworks, definitions and their application in the workplace setting, including the responsibilities for both the individual (as an employee) and the employer.|
|Understanding the effects of our work on the environment||Key environmental considerations in the workplace, and their impact as employees, on the sustainability of their environment.|
|Identifying and controlling risks||Helps the individual to identify and control risks and hazards, and understand their role in preventing them through a range of positive and proactive health and safety behaviours.|
|Common hazards and controls in the workplace||Develops the ability to both identify a range of common physical hazards and minimise their impact in the workplace, in line with CSCS requirements.|
|Occupational health hazards||Explains the meaning of the term ‘occupational health’ and develop the individual’s understanding of a range of occupational health hazards and their requirements. It helps individuals identify, mitigate for and minimise occupational health hazards in the workplace.|
|Responding to emergencies||Develops individuals’ understanding of emergency response behaviours, the role of reporting, inspection and enforcement of health & safety in the workplace. It also develops an individual’s understanding of the impact on employee and employer of both poor/improving health and safety in the workplace.|
Plus the following modules specific to the Gas industry:
|Highway working and excavations (Gas)||Understanding of the processes and procedures required to work in the highway; this includes both public and private environments and creating a safe working environment through the application of safe systems of work in order to avoid other utility services. The individual will also know what to do in the case of an emergency.|
|Pressure regulating installations||Understanding of the journey gas makes from beach to meter and the types of risks associated with pressure regulating gas installations.|
|Safety in premises||Understanding of the requirements to working safely in domestic and commercial premises. It also examines how to communicate effectively with customers.|
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