Course Title : Health & Safety Briefing of Executives
Duration : 1 Day Course Code :HSFA01

This Course is for : Executives and Directors having corporate responsibility for ensuring legislative compliance through strategic management of Health and Safety.

Course Aims : To clarify for Senior Executives their role in ensuring legislative compliance and the financial benefits of high levels of health and Safety performance.

Course Contents : = Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 = Brief overview of key areas of responsibility = Corporate and personal manslaughter = The benefits of clearly defined levels of responsibility and measuring systems in the management of Health and Safety = Prevention is better that cure = The value of effective Risk Assessment Systems

Course Outcomes : = Clear understanding of legislative responsibilities of Executives = An appreciation of the economic and social responsibilities relating to Health and Safety = An overview of the importance of measurement tools in Health and Safety management

On successful completion of this training a certificate of attendance will be issued.


Course Title : The Manager's Role in Health and Safety
Duration : 2 Days Course Code : HSA02

This Course is for : Middle and upper levels of managerial staff.

Course Aims : To provide candidates with an understanding of their legislative, economic and moral responsibilities for Health and Safety in the workplace.

Course Contents : = Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 = Employer and Employee responsibilities = Other relevant legislation including 6 pack = The positive impact of good Health and Safety on company performance = Risk Assessment as the basis for effective Health and Safety performance = Encouraging positive commitment to Health and Safety = Using Health and Safety statistics

Course Outcomes : = A broad understanding of Health and Safety legislation = An awareness of the importance of clearly identified levels of responsibility for Health and Safety = A grounding in the use of accident reporting and investigations to improve performance

On successful completion of this training a certificate of attendance will be issued.


Course Title : Office safety and Display Screen Workshop
Duration : 1 Day Course Code : HS01

This Course is for : All employees working within an office environment.

Course Aims : To provide candidates with the skills and knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation, assessment of risk and avoidance of potential hazards.

Course Contents : = Typical office accidents and health risks = Health and safety responsibilities = Specific hazards - fire, electricity and manual handling = Assessing the risk = VDUs = Office inspections and tours

Course Outcomes : = To equip candidates with an awareness of hazards associated with office environments and the ability to organise their working environment to minimise any hazards identified = Compliance with current Health and Safety Legislation

On successful completion of this training a certificate of attendance will be issued.


Course Title : Manual Handling
Duration : 1 Day Course Code : HS02

This Course is for : All employees for whom Manual Handling forms a part of their work role.

Course Aims : To provide candidates with the practical skills and knowledge to reduce the risk of Manual Handling injuries.

Course Contents : = Benefits of understanding Manual Handling Techniques = An appreciation of the nature of injuries which may occur from poor lifting = The human form and how to use it effectively to lift loads = Application of basic lifting techniques = Practical applications reconstructed by group members = Complex lifting problems discussed = Application of complex lifts likely to be undertaken by course members = Assessment of lifting technique theory test

Course Outcomes : = To equip candidates with knowledge and practical experience of safe manual handling techniques = Compliance with current Health and Safety Legislation

On successful completion of this training and assessment certification valid for 3 years will be issued.


Course Title : Accident Investigation and Reporting
Duration : 1 Day Course Code : HS03

This Course is for : All staff having responsibility for accident investigation and reporting.

Course Aims : To develop in candidates the ability to meet legislative and practical requirements of accident investigating and reporting.

Course Contents : = Legislative background = How accidents happen = Reporting and recording of accidents and ill health and dangerous occurrences = How to carry out an accident investigation = How to use accident investigations to prevent future accidents

Course Outcomes : = An awareness of the legal requirements of accident reporting = An understanding of good practice in relation to accident investigation = An overview of the benefits of effective accident reporting

On successful completion of this training a certificate of attendance will be issued.