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VESI Environmental Framework

This module provides the learner with the knowledge and skills to understand key principles of environmental management.  This module can be used for both refresher training and initial training and is intended for all personnel who are required to work on or near the electricity network assets.

There are no pre-requisite competencies for this unit.
3 Yearly as defined in the VESI Skills and Training Guideline
Summary of content
  • Environmental Legislation & Penalties ~ Legislative Requirements, Management responsibilities, Supervisors & Field responsibilities, Role of EPA
  • Environmental Management Systems (EMS)
  • Understanding Waste Management
  • Managing Oil Spills
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) and safety equipment
  • Notification and reporting of incidents
  • SF6 gas leaks~ Hazards, Precautions to follow
  • PCB’s~ Hazards, Precautions to follow