Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals who work in industries or work places where mercury may be present.
Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.
How will the course benefit me?
Mercury can cause harm to both human health and the environment. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of mercury and the measures you can take to work with it safely.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe if you are required to work where mercury is, or may be, present. It will also indicate the emergency response actions you should take in the event of mercury contamination.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of mercury, you can work with it safely and can help respond in the event of an emergency. This will help to reduce the number and impact of incidents at your work place.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 100%.