Health & Safety in the Workplace

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Health and Safety in the Workplace

Overview

The Improvement Group has a Health and Safety course designed for all employees to give them a basic knowledge and understanding of Health and Safety in the Workplace under current UK Legislation.

This full day course is  delivered by our in-house Health and Safety expert who is NEBOSH trained and is a Technical member of the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.

Content

  • The main duties of employers and employees

  • Consequences of non-compliance with health and safety legislation

  • Requirements for training and competence

  • The ways in which health and safety information can be communicated

  • Definitions of ‘hazard’ and ‘risk’

  • The main hazards found in a range of workplaces

  • How hazards can cause harm

  • The common causes of workplace accidents and ill-health

  • The process for carrying out a risk assessment

  • How risk assessments can be used to reduce accidents and ill-health

  • The risk control hierarchy

  • Risk controls for common workplace hazards

  • Arrangements for emergencies and first aid

  • The importance of recording all incidents, accidents and ill-health

  • Actions to be taken following an incident.

Level 2 Award in Health and Safety in the Workplace

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Date: TBC

Time: 09:00 – 17:00

Spaces Available: 12

Venue: Hertfordshire FA, Baldock Road, Letchworth Garden City, Herts, SG6 2EN

Price per person: TBC

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for anyone in the organisation whose role includes sustainability or requiring awareness of environmental issues.

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