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Course aim

  • 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.

Learning outcomes

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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