Course Description

Course Code : HSAF2250

Health and safety compliance in the workplace is very important and ensuring that you have adequate management of workplace safety is an essential requirement for businesses and their workforce The requirement for good health and safety practices in the workplace is enshrined in law, but importantly it is a responsibility shared by all.  Business must ensure that their policies and procedures are in place to protect not only workers but also visitors to their premises.

Course Objectives

The aim of the course is to provide delegates with an understanding of the legal responsibilities of managers and supervisors so that they can better contribute to the instruction, supervision and monitoring of workplace safety.

Course Features

  • Introduction
  • Background to legislation; to introduce the reason for Safety Legislation, how it’s made and enforced, the effect Europe has on Health and Safety in the UK.
  • Roles, Responsibilities, Accountability; to explore the actions people have to take to comply with health and safety law so as to fulfil the obligations placed upon them.
  • Current relevant health and safety legislation; to introduce line managers to the main pieces of safety law applicable to their workplace.
  • Pro-active, active and reactive approached to health and safety;
  • Introduction to risk assessment, workplace and work activity Inspections, dealing with Accidents and Incidents in the workplace
  • Managing safety; Appreciation of the techniques of managing Health and Safety including:

Workplace hazards and controls

Management of contractors

Health and Safety consultation

Emergency procedures

  • Review of programme
  • Action plan