IOSH – Working Safely
1 day course
Working safely is for people at any level, in any sector, needing grounding in the essentials of health and safety. It focuses on why health and safety is important, and how individuals can make a real difference to the wellbeing of themselves and others through changing their behavior.
- is a nationally recognized and respected certificated
- is designed and quality-controlled by the Chartered body for health and safety
- meets the government’s guidelines for introductory health and safety training and is a 100 per cent match to the Health and Safety Executive’s ‘passport’ syllabus
- covers two key areas – health and safety and environmental basics
Written and practical tests are included in the day’s training and on successful completion of the course the delegate will be awarded with an Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) certificate.
No previous knowledge of health and safety is required.
Introducing working safely
- This module stresses the realities of human suffering behind the statistics and emphasises the importance of personal responsibility
Defining hazard and risk
- This module puts ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’ into everyday language, and uses familiar examples to show what can happen.
Identifying common hazards
- All the main issues are covered in this module – entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise and the working environment, slips, trips and falls, and manual handling.
Improving safety performance
- This module deals with systems and processes, making sure that any jargon is explained in easily understood terms. The session bridges the gap between management and workforce, robust carrying case.
Protecting our environment
- A short but effective introduction to waste and pollution leads into a look at how organisations and individual team members can get involved in reducing environmental impacts.
IOSH, a chartered body, is the guardian of health and safety professional competence. The Institution regulates and steers the profession, maintaining standards and providing impartial authoritative guidance on health and safety issues.