This course is aimed at managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation, who have a responsibility for Health and Safety at Work. It’s designed to get managers up to speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle health and safety in their teams.
- Introduction and overview - Risk assessment - Controlling risks - Health and safety legislation and understanding your responsibilities - Indentifying hazards - Investigating accidents and incidents - Measuring performance - Protecting our environment
What You Will Learn
By the end of the course candidates will be able to:
- Explain the component parts of a recognised safety management system such as HSG65, BS 8800, and OHSAS 18001 - Explain where risk assessment fits into the management system - Identify the data and techniques required to produce an adequate incident report and demonstrate the procedure for an accident investigation, recognising the human factors involved - Describe statutory requirements for reporting and procedures for checking for non-reporting - Describe methods of basic trend analysis for reactive monitoring data - Define ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’, and describe the legal requirements for risk assessment - Demonstrate a practical understanding of a quantitative risk assessment technique and the data required for records - Identfy workplace precaution hierarchies and criteria for these precautions and controls - Prepare and use active monitoring checklists and implement schedules for active monitoring, recording results and analysing records - Outline the main provisions of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 - Outline relevant health and safety legislation, codes of practice, guidance notes and information sources such as the Health and Safety Executive - Explain the purposes and techniques for health and safety audit
Usually 9.00am - 4.30pm. Course times will be confirmed in the joining instructions once the course has been booked.
The course either has new dates in data loading, or is only run as a dedicated or In Company course.