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Contaminated Site Safety Certificate

Duration 1 day
Price $585.00 ex GST per person
Unit Standard 30265
Unit Standard 31292



The aim of this course is to train learners to look for, recognise and safely control hazards and risk on a contaminated site. People credited with this certificate have the knowledge to operate safely on a contaminated site.

Course Objectives

At the successful completion of the course, learners will be able to:

  • Explain their responsibility to look for, identify and control for hazards and risks on an actual or potentially contaminated site.
  • Identify the health risks of a number of contaminants they may find on a contaminated work site.
  • Identify appropriate controls to minimise the risks of a number of contaminants they may find on a work site.
  • Don appropriate PPE, and remove it safely (without cross contamination), and decontaminate tools and equipment.
  • Create a procedure, including the selection of appropriate PPE, to safely sample a contaminated site in context of a HSEP.
  • Respond safely to discovering an unexpected contaminant.
  • Respond appropriately to a site emergency.

Entry Criteria

Learner must be a member of ALGA or WasteMINZ, already be inducted into their employer procedures and hold a Site Safe Certificate (or be able to demonstrate equivalent knowledge and skills) before attending this course.

Attendance Numbers

Minimum: 8

Maximum: 12

Unit standards

Apply health and safety risk assessment to a job role
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures relating to hazardous substances

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