Health and Safety Awareness

(2 hrs to 1 Day)

The duty to train all staff in basic health and safety awareness is explicit in current legislation. More importantly, training of line management promotes a proactive approach to working practices, with a risk aware workforce providing greater opportunities for the early identification of risk and control measures.

Designed for

The health and safety awareness course is suitable for staff at all levels; many employers have used a modified programme incorporating their own organisation’s systems and procedures.

Objectives

On completion of the health and safety awareness training course, delegates will:

  • Know the responsibilities placed upon all levels of staff
  • Recognise the value of a sound Health and Safety Policy
  • Understand the principles of accident prevention techniques
  • Appreciate the value of personal contribution to controlling risks

Content

Health and Safety Awareness Introduction:

Understanding safety, risk, hazards and accidents reflect:

  • What the law requires
  • Duty of employers
  • Duty of employees, supervisors and managers
  • Outline of other regulations/codes and guidance notes

The Purpose of Health and Safety Awareness Policy

  • General Statement
  • Organisation
  • Arrangements

Accident Investigation

  • How to conduct an investigation - causation versus blame placing
  • Learning from the experience
  • Accident reporting

Accident Prevention

  • Cost versus risk evaluation
  • Treating the causes of accidents not the symptom

The Benefits of a Health and Safety Management System (SMS)

The merits of SMS are expounded - reinforcing the idea of a safety culture adopted by all staff.

Summary and Close

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Note: This course can be tailored to meet your exact needs. For further information or to obtain a quotation contact Line Business Services Ltd on 0117 986 2194

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