- 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 – Provision and use of work equipment
Will give delegates an understanding of:- work equipment, maintenance, training, dangerous parts of machinery and controls and control systems.
MODULE 2 – Machine hazards
This module examines specific hazards, control measures, mechanical handling, lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations (LOLER).
MODULE 3 – Safe systems of work/permits to work
The session will give delegates an understanding of safe systems of work / permits to work relating to hot work, confined spaces, trenches and pits, working at height, high voltage equipment, stored pressure, automatic machinery and Construction Regulations.
MODULE 4 – Environmental management
The session covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.
MODULE 5 – Control of contractors
The session gives delegates an understanding of:- approval systems, site induction, site access, behaviour, housekeeping, smoking, drugs/alcohol, ppe and transport.
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