Health & Safety

Health & Safety Training Courses

Risk Assessment

  Introduction :- Risk Assessments are the key element of effective Health and Safety management. Generic and specialized assessments are required by a number of regulations. This course aims to provide the skills and knowledge to allow delegates to achieve competency in this process. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to: Explain the purpose of risk assessment Confirm the stages of the risk assessment process Undertake risk assessment in their work environment Content :- What is risk assessment? Legal Standards The risk assessment process Carrying out risk assessment Practical  risk assessment in the workplace Who should attend? :- Senior Executives, Managers, Health and Safety reps Staff with responsibility for risk assessment Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment

Introduction :- The CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Risk Assessment is a new CIEH qualification designed to help improve the workplace culture for occupational health and safety. Aims :-: Its main purpose is to enable learners to understand the basic principles of risk assessment. This qualification will therefore give all employees the ability to contribute to the process and act always to protect their own health and safety and that of others. Content :- Main causes of accidents and ill health, and their implications for people in the workplace Legal requirements for risk assessment Principles of risk assessment including: Hazards, risks and control measures The five steps of risk assessment The five steps of risk assessment Risk assessment review and record keeping Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace Duration :-  1 Day Maximum attendees...

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Manual Handling – Principles and Practice

  Introduction :- This new CIEH qualification provides essential information about manual handling hazards and their control. The CIEH has developed this qualification to benefit anyone who has to carry out any manual handling activities at work by introducing them to the hazards of manual handling, the risks involved and the controls that are available to help prevent injury. The course in addition will teach learners techniques to lift, carry, push and pull objects safely within their individual capabilities with the aim of reducing the number of work-related injuries associated with manual handling. Part 1 will allow learners to understand the risks associated with manual handling and to make recommendations to manage those risks.Part 2 will allow learners to apply the principles of safer handling to a range of everyday manual handling tasks. Aims :-: To give you maximum flexibility this one qualification gives you two possible outcomes. Part 1 can be delivered as a half-day programme for learners who only wish to gain the CIEH Level 2 Award in Principles of Manual Handling. Those who need to learn about practical manual handling techniques can stay on for a further half day training session and assessment to gain the full CIEH Level 2 Award in Manual Handling – Principles and Practice. Content :- manual handling hazards, risks and controls how manual handling operations can cause injury and harm the scope of legal requirements and where guidance can be found the process for assessing manual handling risks the value of risk assessment and how it applies to safe manual handling practice manual handling techniques – lifting loads from low levels/working at low levels/lowering from height/pushing loads/pulling loads/carrying/team handling Who should attend? :- Designed for any employee Duration :- 1...

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Preventing, Slips, Trips & Falls

  Introduction :-  “Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls” is for all workers. Workers learn how to prevent one of the leading causes of disabling injuries in the workplace. This course analyzes why falls happen. Unsafe acts and unsafe conditions are explained as the main causes of falls. Workers will learn the importance of eliminating unsafe actions and how to dotheir part in eliminating unsafe conditions. The course can be customized to meet your site-specific needs. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Understand current general legislation. Recognize unsafe actions and conditions. List examples of unsafe actions. List examples of unsafe conditions. Relate actions to falling risks. List actions that promote slipping and tripping. Recall behaviour that promotes slipping and tripping. Relate conditions to falling risks. Describe conditions that promote falling risks. List locations where falls are more likely to occur. List items that promote slipping and tripping. Prevent slipping and tripping. List actions that lower the risk of falling. Recall behaviour that lowers the risk of slipping and tripping. List equipment and tools that reduce the risk of falling. Identify locations to keep clear of obstacles. Identify locations where extra caution is necessary. React safely to hazards. State the steps to take when a hazard is encountered Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999. Why Falls Happen Facts of falling Unsafe actions and conditions Unnoticed Hazards Preventing Falls Ladders Spills Walkways Shoes Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  1day Maximum attendees :- 12...

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Personal Safety Awareness

  Introduction :-  This course is intended for frontline staff and professionals whose work brings them into contact with members of the public. Their work may expose them to situations that may become volatile and confrontational, resulting in violence and abuse. On completion of the Aims :-: On completion of the course delegates will be able to: – Understand the nature of conflict and its causes Recognise the importance of effective communication, observation and calmness in preventing aggressive or violent situations Content :-  Trigger factors – where danger comes from  Street safety – anti surveillance techniques  De-escalation techniques  Different Warning and Danger Signs  Impact Factors  The Use of Distance  Explanation of ‘Reasonable Force’  Different Methods for Dealing with Conflict Situations  Debrief – mechanisms to relieve anxiety Who should attend? :- Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Manual Handling

  Introduction :- This three hour course is designed to raise awareness in the techniques of manual handling and an understanding of the principles of movement. This course can be tailored to address delegates daily activities. Aims :-: This course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and is an introduction to the hazards and risks involved, the controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Content :- Manual Handling Regulations 1992 Principles of movement Manual handling injuries and the activities which cause them Risk assessments Responsibilities imposed by the Manual Handling Operations Regulations (M.H.O.R.) Accident prevention Who should attend? :- This course is aimed at those who carry out manual handling activities at work and is an introduction to the hazards and risks involved, the controls available and what to expect from a manual handling assessment. Duration :-  3 –  4 Hours Maximum attendees :- ...

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Managing Safely Certificate – Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)

  Introduction :- Managing Safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector. The course is designed to get managers up to speed on practical actions to ensure Haelth and Safety in their teams. Jargon is kept to a minimum; the emphasis is on what delegates need to know in practice. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to apply management skills to Health and Safety issues. Content :- 1. Introducing Managing Safely How managers are responsible for their teams Why safety has to be managed 2. Assessing risks What do ‘risk’ and ‘risk assessment’ actually mean in practice? A simple explanation of these terms, with practical exercises 3.Controlling risks Advice on how to focus on the best techniques for controlling the key risks 4. Understanding your responsibilities The legal requirements for managers How the legal system works Introduction to a Health and Safety management system 5. Identifying hazards All the main issues that any manager should consider in the workplace Including entrances and exits, work traffic, fire, chemicals, electricity, physical and verbal abuse, bullying, stress, noise, housekeeping and the working environment, slips trips and falls, working at height, computers and manual handling 6. Investigating accidents and incidents Why accidents should be investigated Why things go wrong How to complete an investigation into an accident or ‘near miss’ 7. Measuring performance How to check and measure performance to improve health and safety Consideration of the basic performance indicators Proactive and reactive measuring 8. Protecting our environment An introduction to waste and pollution How managers can reduce environmental impacts of their organisation Each module contains case studies and facts and figures from the real world to support and  reinforce the learning objectives.  The course also contains checklists and other materials which can be utilised in the workplace after completion of the modules. Who should attend? :- Managers Supervisors ,Key staff in safety Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

  Introduction :- This Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace from the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health provides a general introduction to all aspects of Health and Safety at work, and is nationally recognized in all occupational areas. Aims :-: On completion, delegates will be able to ensure that their work activities are carried out safely, reducing risk to themselves and others. Content :- General Health and Safety A healthy and safe workplace Health and Safety Regulations Occupational Health Accidents and reporting procedures Manual handling Work equipment Fire safety Workplace safety First aid Who should attend? :- Any level of employee in any type of business. Duration :- 3 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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Fire Warden

  Introduction :- This training covers the Fire Precautions (Workplace) Regulations (as amended) 1997 and the Fire Precautions Act 1971. It requires an employer to assess the suitability of measures currently in place to protect people from the risk of fire. The employer is required by law to provide suitable training for those members of staff who are responsible for assisting in the fire evacuation procedure in the workplace. This course covers the essential knowledge that is needed for this role. Content :- Fire Triangle and Principles of Combustion Risk Assessment Building Design and Fire Escape Plan Role of the Fire Warden Equipment and its limitations Who should attend? :- All members of staff who are responsible for assisting in the fire evacuation procedure in the workplace. Duration :- 3 – 4 hrs Maximum attendees :- ...

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Fire Safety

  Introduction :- This three hour course is intended to raise fire awareness and give instruction on what to do in the event of a fire.  Under current legislation employers are required to provide Fire Training for all employees. Content:- Legal requirements Company and individual responsibilities Types of fires and fire prevention Evacuation procedures Action when fire occurs Sounding the alarm Calling the fire service Action on arrival of the fire service Fire drills Who should attend? :-  All Staff Duration :-  3 – 4 hours Maximum attendees...

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Fire Fighter Safety Training

  Introduction :-  Ask the question “what single event can ruin a business in under one hour” and the answer will be an uncontrollable  fire. With insured fire losses in the UK currently exceeding £1 billion per annum, companies, the insurance industry and government are actively seeking ways to improve the UK’s fire safety record. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Confidently conduct fire risk assessments Maintain fire records Advise management on any significant fire hazards Assess the suitability of means of escape Identify effective practices for managing fire wardens, fire inspections, maintenance of equipment and associated communication issues Content :- Fire Safety Management Fire Wardens Schemes Compiling a Fire Emergency Plan Practical Exercises in Fire Emergency Planning Combustion & Fire Chemistry Maintain Records & Documentation Practical Fire Fighting Fire Risk Assessment Ask the question “what single event can ruin a business in under one hour” and the answer will be an uncontrollable fire. With insured fire losses in the UK currently exceeding £1 billion per annum, companies, the insurance industry Who should attend? :- Staff and operatives with specific responsibilities for fire emergency procedures. Those who have completed Module 1 – Staff Fire Safety Training Duration :-  1 day Maximum attendees...

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Display Screen Equipment Training

  Introduction :- This course is aimed to provide companies with effective risk assessors to cover the requirements of the Display Screen Equipment Regulations. Aims :-:By the end of the course delegates will be able to: Understand legislation applicable to display screen users. Understand work station analysis. Understand risk assessment to keyboard, mouse, screens, desks, surfaces, chairs, footrests, task design, software.and the environment. Understand health effects. Understand the need for eye tests and correct appliances. Deal with practical compliance issues. Conduct effective display screen equipment assessments. Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, Display Screen Equipment Regulations, Analysis Equipment risk assessment Health Eye Tests Compliance Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons who are required to carry out Display Screen Equipment assessments in the workplace Duration :- Maximum attendees...

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COSHH Awareness

Introduction :- As part of an overall safety system, all staff need to understand the dangers associated with hazardous substances, their potential for causing injury, ill health and damage and the means for protecting themselves and others. It is a requirement of the COSHH Regulations that staff receive appropriate information, instruction and training in the handling of hazardous substances. Aims :-: On completing this course candidates will be able to identify the hazards associated with those substances, the risks and controls available and what to expect from a COSHH assessment. Content :- Identifying potential dangers of hazardous substances, and the need to comply with employers practices and procedures Recognising hazards Identifying appropriate safety measures for those activities that are covered by a general COSHH assessment Housekeeping, general chemical safety Personal protective equipment and uses   Who should attend? :-  All staff in the workplace Duration: – 4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees: – 12 Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1998. Why risk assessments? HSE 5 Steps Hazard Identification Risk Rating Control Actions Actions after assessment – Communications, recording and reviewing. Practical risk assessment exercises How to avoid common pitfalls Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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CIEH Risk Assessment Principles & Practice

  Introduction :- This course is aimed to provide delegates with an appreciation of the legal requirements for risk assessment and to show delegates that risk assessment is not a document but a way of working. Aims :-: Understand current general legislation. Carry out risk assessments. Understand the HSE 5 Steps to Risk Assessment Understand hazard identification, risk rating and control actions. Understand the actions to be taken after risk assessment ( communication, recording and reviewing) Identify common pitfalls. Content :- Legislation including Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1998. Why risk assessments? HSE 5 Steps Hazard Identification Risk Rating Control Actions Actions after assessment – Communications, recording and reviewing. Practical risk assessment exercises How to avoid common pitfalls Who should attend? :- This course is designed for all persons in the workplace. Duration :-  4 – 6 hours Maximum attendees...

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