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Introduction to Health and Safety


Half Day

Course Description

Who Is This 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.

Course Content:

  1. Health and Safety Law
  2. Controlling risks (hierarchy)
  3. Personal Protection Equipment
  4. Safety signs
  5. Costs of poor Health and Safety management
  6. Accident reporting
  7. Risk assessment
  8. Common workplace hazards-
  • Fire
  • Stress
  • Computers
  • Manual handling
  • Substances
  • Work Equipment
  • Electricity
  • Noise
  • Asbestos
  • Work at Height
  • Violence and Aggression
  • Housekeeping
  • Other Hazards

In 2014/2015, it is reported that 73.3 million working days were lost due to health and safety incidents. Employers have a common duty law to take reasonable care for the safety of their employees.

Course contact Info

Date Posted:
10 January, 2015

Contact Details:
Kelly Green
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