Toxfree staff complete vacuum awareness course for work on Rio Tinto sites

Toxfree Waste Services for Rio Tinto have just completed the one day Vacuum Awareness Course, which is an IFAP approved course. The course is a unique training experience developed through extensive industry consultation. Toxfree assisted in piloting the course within their service streams to contextualise to their business needs.

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The course places a strong emphasis on positive job arrangements and covers all aspects of vacuum loading, namely:

  • the types of vacuum equipment;
  • safety and hazard management;
  • undertaking of vacuum loading operations;
  • transport requirements;
  • selection of equipment type; and
  • fault finding.

This course is the first to be conducted on a Rio Tinto site nationally and was well received by all participants.

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If you would like further information on the training course please contact Jane Walther, HSEQ Facilitator – Waste Services: j.walther@toxfree.com.au

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