To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment. To understand the
implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer. To demonstrate how
individual behaviour can help reduce accidents
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to:
• Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
• Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment
• Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic
assessment is required
• Understand the common hazards associated with work
MODULE 1 – Organising for safety
Will give delegates an understanding of:- the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, the role of enforcing
authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker, hazard identification and control.
MODULE 2 – The workplace
This module examines what makes a safe place of work, safe behaviour, hidden services and specific hazards, working
at height, asbestos and confined spaces and permit-to-work
MODULE 3 – Tools, plant and machinery
The session will give delegates an understanding of the risks presented by both powered and non powered work
equipment and the risks associated with the various forms of energy created. In addition the risks faced with the use of
MODULE 4 – Health
The session highlights the risks and controls for substances hazardous to health together with other ill health risks from
workplace activities, including musculoskeletal problems, effects of noise and stress. In addition candidates will be made
aware of the varied precautions which can be taken.
MODULE 5 – Procedures
Candidates will be shown the need and benefits of procedures, including: the importance of local emergency procedures
and first aid arrangements.
MODULE 6 – The environment
The module covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control hierarchies
and emergency planning in the event of problems.
Programme may be subject to change without prior notification
Successfully completing all assessment papers will result in a safety passport being issued. The passport is valid for 3