Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at individuals required to carry out a work task or visit an asset where benzene 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?
Benzene is a known carcinogen that occurs naturally in crude oil and natural gas. This course will give you a basic understanding of the properties of benzene and the precautions to take to avoid exposure.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and in the event of accidental exposure. It will also indicate the safety equipment commonly used to protect against benzene.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of the dangers of benzene, you can take appropriate measures to keep yourself and others safe at work. You will also be prepared to respond correctly in the event of exposure to benzene which can help to lessen the severity of the incident.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice and references the UK Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) regulations.
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 80%.