HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING COURSES

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0' +asic Hea"!h an# Safe!$ A&areness 6 one #a$
2' *anaging Safe!$ 6 !&o #a$s
5' 7ersona" Safe!$ a! 8or, 6 one #a$
3' Design Techno"og$ 8or,shops 6 one #a$
.' *ana" Han#"ing 6 ha"f #a$
-' Safe 8or,ing &i!h Disp"a$ Screen E(ipmen! 6 ha"f #a$
9' Ris, Assessmen! for Teachers 6 ha"f #a$
:' Safe Use of Access E(ipmen! 6 ha"f #a$
4' Compe!enc$ in Genera" Ris, Assessmen!s 6 one #a$
0/' Con!ro" of S%s!ances Ha;ar#os !o Hea"!h 6 ha"f #a$
00' Fire Safe!$ A&areness 6 ha"f #a$
02' *anaging Hea"!h an# Safe!$ in E#ca!ion 6 one #a$
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+ASIC HEALTH AND SAFETY A8ARENESS
ONE DAY COURSE< 4'5/am 6 3'5/pm
This course is suitable for all levels of personnel, and is essential learning for a safe and
healthy work environment.
TO7ICS CO=ERED
General Health and Safety Manual Handling
Occupational Health Safe and Healthy !orkplace
!ork "#uipment ccidents
"lectricity $ire Safety
%egislation $irst id
On completion a &' minute e(am will be held. "verything you need to know for this will be
covered on the course.
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*ANAGING SAFETY
2 DAY COURSE
Who should atted!
This comprehensive two day course provides managers from all departments with a basic
introductory grounding in health and safety at work. )t concentrates on training delegates to
apply sound management principles to health and safety, and is divided into eight modules
as follows*
+. General approach.
,. ccident and in-ury causes.
&. Management of safety.
.. Human factors affecting safety.
/. Health and Safety law.
0. 1ommunicating health and safety effectively.
2. 1ommon ha3ards. 4
4 5isk ssessment.
6. Specialised ha3ards. 4
Bee"#ts o" Atted#$
7elegates will be introduced to the principles of health and safety at work, gaining an
appreciation of the responsibilities they and the authority have towards employees.
Managers will gain skills and knowledge enabling them to safely manage activities in the
workplace. 8y the end of the course delegates will have ac#uired capabilities to*
• pply basic management principles to safety and health issues.
• 5ecognise safety and health ha3ards in the workplace.
• "nsure that ade#uate health and safety training and supervision of staff is provided.
• )dentify what actions should be taken when incidents involving in-ury or damage occur.
• 1ommunicate effectively on safety and health issues.
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7ERSONAL SAFETY AT 8OR>
ONE DAY
Who should atted!
This programme is designed for particular groups of staff with particular needs because of
the risks they face 9 for e(ample, reception staff, travelling staff such as advisers, inspectors,
welfare officers, youth workers, lone:workers, teachers between sites, staff who visit clients
homes or premises.
A#%
To provide participants with practical knowledge of steps they can take to keep safe.
O&'e(t#)es
t the end of the programme, delegates will be able to*
• )dentify potential areas of risk in their work;
• 7escribe practical steps they can take to keep safe in the course of their work;
• 7evelop an action plan describing the steps they will take*
: to change the way they work
: to bring about changes
: procedures to ensure safety
: to obtain help, support and resources they need.
*otets
• )ntroduction
• <iolence at work and its effects
• The risks of violence
• Safe procedures
• ction plan
• "valuation
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HEALTH ? SAFETY
D'T' 8OR>SHO7S
ONE DAY
Who should atted!
7esign and Technology =resistant materials>
A#%s
• To outline current legislation as it effects technicians in school workshops.
• "(plain the process of risk assessment and the technicians? role within the process.
• "(plain the process of the 1OSHH regulations.
• To consider the relevant sources of information and instruction on safe workshop practice
and procedures.
PROGRAMME
• 5elevant regulations
• "mployees %iability
• !ork "#uipment
• 1OSHH regulations
• "lectrical safety
• 5isk assessment
• @.@.".
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*ANUAL HANDLING COURSE
HALF DAY
Who should atted!
nyone involved in moving, carrying, in the course of their work.
A#%s
This half day workshop is aimed at raising awareness in the safe method of handling ob-ects.
Good manual handling practice is not always immediately thought of as a skill. This
workshop aims to e(plain basic handling techni#ues in clear and simple terms.
O&'e(t#)es
On completion of the workshop delegates should be aware of the principles of safe handling
and general back care.
PROGRAMME
+. )ntroduction to manual handling.
,. The legal re#uirements for handling operations.
&. 5esponsibilities of employers and employees.
.. voiding the need for manual handling.
/. 1orrect handling techni#ues and posture.
0. @ractical applications of handling.
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SAFE 8OR>ING 8ITH DIS7LAY SCREEN E@UI7*ENT
HALF DAY
Who should atted!
"mployees, managers who use 7isplay Screen "#uipment on whatever scale.
A#%s
This course will enable delegates to understand the*
• )mplications on the use of <7A e#uipment to the human body.
• Obligations on employers for assessment of workstations, scheduling of work and
training.
• The ergonomic factor in the use of workstations.
PROGRAMME
+. )ntroduction* ,. )mplications on Hardware*
B 8ackground B The screen
B 7efinitions B The keyboard
B "ffects on the body
&. )mplications on the environment* .. !orkstation 7esign*
B %ighting B $urniture
B Space
/. Obligations on "mployers*
B "(amination of e(isting workstations
B Scheduling of work
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RIS> ASSESS*ENT
FOR TEACHERS
FOUR HOURS
This course can if re#uired be delivered in two separate sessions to fit in with the school day
e.g. &.&'pm to /.&'pm.
Who should atted!
Teachers from both @rimary and Secondary Schools.
A#%s
• To outline current legislation as it affects teaching staff in school classrooms, workshops
etc.
• "(plain the process of risk assessment and the teachers role within the process.
• 1onsider potential ha3ards to pupils, teachers and others in the education environment.
• To consider the relevant sources of information and instruction on safe procedures.
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SAFE USE OF ACCESS E@UI7*ENT
HALF DAY 8OR>SHO7
Who should atted!
"mployees who use ladders and other access e#uipment in the course of their duties.
1aretakers, library staff, maintenance staff etc.
A#%
%adders are an essential piece of e#uipment re#uired for a wide variety of tasks and can be
e(tremely dangerous. )t is essential that they are used correctly.
The regulations re#uire that people carrying out their duties are competent. $or the purpose
of the Management of Health and Safety at !ork 5egulations +CC,, a person shall be
regarded as being competent where they have had sufficient training and knowledge. This
workshop will provide the information to comply with the regulations.
PROGRAMME
• $acts and Specific %egislation ) the use of access e#uipment.
• @rovision on use of !ork "#uipment 5egulations +CC6.
• Manual Handling Operations 5egulations +CC,.
• Guidance on the use of Stepladders.
• Guidance on the use of "(tension %adders.
• @ractical e(ercise using ladders.
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CO*7ETENCY IN GENERAL A RIS> ASSESS*ENTS
ONE DAY 8OR>SHO7
Who should atted!
Those in roles which involve conducting or co:ordinating risk assessments.
• %ine Managers
• Supervisors
A#%
To produce competent risk assessors who are able to cover the broad range of assessments
within their workplace re#uired by health and safety legislation.
O&'e(t#)es
• On completion of the workshop delegates should*
• Have an appreciation of modern risk driven health and safety legislation and its
implications for risk assessment needs.
• 8e competent to carry out risk assessments as re#uired by the Management of Health
and Safety at !ork 5egulations.
• Have the practical skills necessary for adapting risk assessment techni#ues to a wide
variety of application areas.
• Anderstand record keeping re#uirements and )mplications.
• 5ecognise and understand the limits of their competence.
*ou+se *otets
 8ackground to risk assessment
 "(tent of liability
 @rinciples of risk assessment
 !orkplace ha3ards
 %ikelihood estimation
 5isk ranking and prioritising for action
 Anderstanding task based assessment
 @ractical e(ercise in completing risk assessments
 Monitoring and reviewing risk assessments
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 Sources of additional help.
CONTROL OF SU+STANCES HABARDOUS TO HEALTH
A8ARENESS COURSE
HALF DAY
!ho should attendD
The course is aimed at those who use ha3ardous substances, supervisors and their
managers.
A#%s
To ensure delegates gain an appreciation of the nature of ha3ardous substances and
understand their responsibilities under legislation.
O&'e(t#)es
t the end of the workshop, delegates will be understand
♦ The fundamental principles of 1OSHH
♦ The potential effects of the substances which are in use
♦ The likely routes of entry into the body of substances ha3ardous to health
♦ The use of risk assessments, monitoring and health surveillance
♦ The risk of e(posure to substances ha3ardous to health
♦ The principles of control measures
♦ The reasons behind the re#uirement to report faultsEbreakdowns in control measures and
to report such faults promptly
♦ How to use the appropriate emergency procedures
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FIRE SAFETY A8ARENESS
HALF DAY
Who should atted!
ll new employees, redeployedEtransferred employees, supervisors and managers
A#%
To ensure that delegates understand how fires start and what to do in an emergency
situation with regard to fighting a fire and evacuating safely from the affected area.
O&'e(t#)es
t the end of the session delegates will
♦ 8e able to identify the three elements needed to create a fire
♦ Anderstand the legal duties which are placed upon the employer and employee
♦ 5ecognise the risks within the workplace and home
♦ Anderstand and be able to practice basic fire precaution control measures
♦ 8e fully conversant with the organisationEdepartment?s fire procedures
♦ Anderstand the need to maintain ready access to fire e(its and routes
♦ Fnow the #uickest evacuation route from their respective areas
♦ 8e able to identify the various types of fire e(tinguishers used in their departments
♦ Anderstand the to(ic nature of smoke in confined fire situations
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*ANAGING HEALTH AND SAFETY IN EDUCATION
ONE DAY
Who should atted!
Head Teachers, Safety 1o:ordinators and other Senior Managers involved in managing
health and safety in education.
A#%
The aim of this course is to provide delegates with the necessary knowledge to implement
health and safety procedures within their own establishment.
O&'e(t#)es
• Health and safety as a line management function
• The financial implications of occupational accidents and ill:health
• Main legislative re#uirements including penalties
• Statutory document re#uirements
• 5oot causes of accidents
• Gon:prescriptive approach to health and safety based on risk assessments
• @rincipals of risk assessment and,
• The need to constantly manage health and safety
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