Vehicle Mis-Fuellers

Misfuel 2

SPA Vehicle Mis-fuellers course is specifically made for those employees and contractors who work within the vehicle mis-fuelling industry. Vehicle mis-fuelling is where a driver may put petrol into their diesel vehicle or vice versa. This course has been developed in association with the Roadside Fuel Recovery Standard working group (RFRS)

Due to the specialised nature of this industry the new course will be 3 days in duration

Day 1; SPA Core Day

  • Organising for Safety
  • The Workplace
  • Work Equipment
  • Health
  • Procedures
  • The Environment

Day 2: Mis-fuellers Course which includes;

  • Introduction & human behaviours
  • Flammable liquids & diesel exhaust fluid
  • Fire
  • Risk Assessment
  • Forecourt Documentation
  • Location hazards & safe areas of work (incl hazard zones)
  • ‘A day in the life’
  • Vehicle
  • Unattended vehicle parking

Day 3: Mis-fuellers course which includes;

Vehicle Recovery Standards

  • Customer information
  • Dynamic risk assessments
  • Removal to safe location
  • Towing
  • Working at the roadside
  • Spillage
  • Near miss reporting

ADR / Dangerous Goods Awareness

  • Introduction to dangerous goods
  • Gases
  • Dangerous goods awareness
  • Packaging
  • PPE
  • Fire

New people coming into the industry can now consider taking the new 3 day course to prove safety competency as a vehicle mis-fueller. This course does not replace the SPA Core and Petrol Retail retail course and applies to vehicle mis-fuellers. For contractors working on a Petrol forecourt they still need to attend the SPA Petrol Retail course.

In 2020 a 2 day refresher course will be available to renew the Core and Mis-fueller’s passports.

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