This 4 day (24Hrs classroom training) accredited course will provide the skills and knowledge necessary for employees with responsible for the management of staff and/or facilities to ensure safe working practices are operated and undertake necessary levels of risk assessment.
- Responsibilities of both the Employer & the Employee and why it is important to Manage Safely. Understanding the responsibilities as a Manager
- Assessing Risks within the workplace-What is a risk? What is a risk assessment and how are they carried out?
- Controlling Risks-How do you reduce risk and how do you decide which control to use?
- Understanding the legal responsibilities-What does the law require of you and how does the law work? What are the key parts of a health & safety management system?
- Identifying hazards-What are the common hazards and what can you do about them?
- Comparing the Accident Ratio within Management and Investigating Accidents.-Why investigate accidents and incidents? How do accidents and incident happen? How do you carry out an investigation?
- Measuring performance-What is performance measurement about? How do you measure health and safety performance? What is auditing?
- Understanding the Protection of the Environmental –What is the environment?What is the impact of industry on the environment? How can you control pollution and waste? What are the main elements of an environmental management system?
- A practical element of the course involves individuals carrying out a risk assessment in their own workplace. This assessment will receive marks in addition to the main assessment that takes place on the 4th day.
All courses use various methods of engagement including Presentations, Q and A, Case studies, Group discussions, Short Films and Course hand-outs.