About Course

The course is designed for managers, supervisors, worker representatives and others who require an understanding of health and safety principles and practices.

Benefits of the Course
  • A health & Safety qualification has a lot of benefits to the organisation. by creating a safe workplace, as it helps in protecting people from injury and loss of life.
  • The course gives your workforce vital health and safety know-how so they can make a difference and help reduce accidents, control costs, protect your reputation and avoid legal action.
  • The typical people who would benefit from this qualification include Team leaders and supervisors, HR professional, facilities manager, those working with young people in a training environment.
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What Will You Learn?

  • Justify the need for health and safety improvements;
  • advise on the main duties for health and safety in the workplace;
  • help their organisation to manage contractors;
  • work within a health and safety management system;
  • positively influence health and safety culture and behaviour;
  • carry out a general risk assessment (using a 5-step approach) of their workplace;
  • recognise workplace changes and their impacts and understand how to minimise these impacts;
  • develop basic safe systems of work that include emergency arrangements and know when to use a permit-to-work system;
  • take part in incident investigations; and
  • help their employer check the effectiveness of the health and safety management systems through monitoring auditing and review.

Course Content

Course Topics

  • Why we should manage workplace health and safety
  • How health and safety management systems work and what they look like
  • Managing risk understanding people and processes
  • Health and safety monitoring and measuring
  • General workplace issues
  • Work equipment
  • Musculoskeletal health
  • Physical and psychological health
  • Chemical and biological agents
  • Electricity
  • Fire
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