- To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment.
- To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer.
- To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to:
- Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper
- Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment
- Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required
- Understand the common hazards associated with work.
MODULE 1 – Organising for safety
Will give delegates an understanding of:- the legal responsibilities of employers and employees, the role of enforcing authorities, what makes a vulnerable worker, hazard identification and control.
MODULE 2 – The workplace
This session examines what makes a safe place of work, safe behaviour, hidden services and specific hazards, working at height, asbestos and confined spaces and permit-to-work.
MODULE 3 – Procedures
Candidates will be shown the need and benefits of procedures, including: the importance of local emergency procedures and first aid arrangements.
MODULE 4 – Hazards
This session will introduce the hazards and control measure on a petrol filling station, types of hazards and hazardous areas, control of contractors, work control procedures and unsafe work practices.