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Introduction to Health & Safety

Duration:

Half Day

Course Description

Course Title: Introduction to Health and Safety

Duration: Half day

Who Is Course Designed For:

This course is designed to make candidates aware of the key health and safety issues and the part that they should play in keeping themselves and others free from harm in the workplace.

Content

  • Health and Safety Law
  • Common workplace hazards

       - Fire

       - Stress

       - Computers

       - Manual Handling

       - Substances

       - Work Equipment

       - Electricity

       - Noise

       - Asbestos

       - Work at Height

       - Violence and Aggression

       - Housekeeping

       - Other Hazards

  • Controlling Risks (Hierarchy)
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Safety Signs
  • Costs of poor Health and Safety management
  • Accident Reporting
  • Risk Assessment

The basis of British health and safety law is the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974. The Act sets out the general duties which employers have towards employees’ and members of the public and employees have to themselves and to each other.

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Course contact Info

Date Posted:
10 January, 2015

Contact Details:
Kelly Green
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