Health and Safety in the Workplace

Health and Safety

Aims of the course

Understanding Health and Safety is essential  for all work environments both from a legal and ethical viewpoint. This one-day course will give participants a thorough understanding of the importance of protecting employees from risk as well as safeguarding their well-being. 

 

Who will benefit from attending?

The course is of benefit to anyone with a responsibility for health & safety at work. It is particulary popular with managers, team leaders and supervisors.

 

Reference Nr.:
HSHSW
Experience Level:
Standard
Group:
Main Group

 

Participants will learn to:

  • Understand the principles of health, safety and accident prevention
  • Contribute to any health and safety management system
  • Appreciate the importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
  • Understand the responsibilities placed on employers and employees
  • Understand the hazard, risk and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
  • Recognise the importance of following systems, procedures and rules
  • Understand how individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
  • Appreciate how workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety

 

Key topics covered:

  • Primary sources of accidents in the workplace
  • Health and Safety Legislation and legal responsibilities
  • Organisation risk assessments
  • Workplace equipment, accidents, fi rst aid, equipment, lifting and manual handling, fire hazards and prevention, safety signage
  • Key responsibilities
  • Action planning

 

What is included?

The majority of our courses are customised and delivered in house.  Our standard fee for customised course delivery over the duration of a day is £950.00, which includes diagnostics, course customisation to ensure the course meets the specific needs of your organisation, materials and delivery to groups of up to 15 people.  This equates to a training investment of £65.00 per head. Certificates are issued upon completion of the training for all participants.