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Health & Safety Awareness Courses

General Health and Safety Awareness Course:

This half day course is carried out by our in-house health and safety professionals. The course provides your employees a basic brief understanding of health and safety standards and procedures that must be followed within the workplace. On successful completion of the course delegates will be awarded an RSC Certificate of Attendance.

The course briefly covers the following topics:
  • Why do we need Health and Safety Legislation
  • Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice
  • Introduction to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Introduction to the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Purpose of the Act
  • Employer Duties
  • Employee Duties
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Prevention
  • Health and Safety Arrangements
  • Cooperation and Coordination
  • Capabilities and Training
  • Introduction to Personal Protective
    Equipment (PPE)
  • Procedures for Serious or Imminent 
    Danger
  • Protection of Young Persons
  • Golden Safety Rules
  • General Safety Rules
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Environmental and Waste Disposal
  • Housekeeping
  • First Aid and Emergency Provision
  • Permit-to-Work Procedures
  • Introduction to Manual Handling
  • Introduction to Working at Heights
  • Introduction to Asbestos
  • Introduction to Noise
  • Introduction to Vibration
  • Introduction to Abrasive Wheels
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Lifting Appliances
  • Power Operated Hand Tools
  • Electricity
  • Highly Flammable Liquids and Gasses
  • Hazardous Substances

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Construction Specific Health and Safety Awareness:

This one day course is carried out by our in-house health and safety professionals. The course provides construction site employees a basic introduction and understanding of health and safety standards and procedures that must be followed on construction sites. On successful completion of the course delegates will be awarded an RSC Certificate of Attendance.

The course briefly covers the following topics:
  • Why do we need Health and Safety Legislation
  • Regulations and Approved Codes of Practice
  • Introduction to the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
  • Introduction to the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
  • Purpose of the Act
  • Employer Duties
  • Employee Duties
  • Risk Assessment
  • Principles of Prevention
  • Health and Safety Arrangements
  • Procedures for Serious or Imminent 
    Danger
  • Construction (Design & Management) Regulations 2007
  • Cooperation and Coordination
  • Capabilities and Training
  • Protection of Young Persons
  • Golden Safety Rules
  • General Safety Rules
  • Fire Prevention and Protection
  • Environmental and Waste Disposal
  • Permit-to-Work Procedures
  • Introduction to Abrasive Wheels
  • Lifting Appliances
  • Construction Site Safety
  • Site set-up, Access and Boundaries
  • Welfare Facilities
  • Storage Areas and Waste Materials
  • Lighting Requirements
  • Site Fire Risk Assessment
  • Emergency Procedures
  • First Aid Provision
  • Site Management and Supervision
  • Control of Contractors / Sub-contractors
  • Working at Heights
  • Site Traffic
  • Control of Plant Equipment
  • Excavation Edge Protection
  • Manual Handling
  • Mobile Cranes
  • Groundwork
  • Hazardous Substances
  • Noise in the Workplace
  • Vibration Issues
  • Electricity
  • Overhead Power Lines
  • Slips, Trips and Falls
  • Confined Spaces
  • Site visitors

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Company Vehicle Driver Safety Awareness:

This course is normally delivered as an addition to other training, or to a number of delegate groups throughout a single day, as it is of a short duration and highlights the hazards and risks associated with those who are required to drive as part of their employment. The course is delivered by our in-house health safety professionals and an RSC Certificate of Attendance will be awarded for successful completion of the course.

The course covers the following topics:
  • Key Facts and Statistics
  • General Driver Safety
  • Smoking in Company Vehicles
  • Vehicle Maintenance
  • Use of Satellite Navigation Aids
  • Use of Mobile Phones
  • Eating and Drinking While Driving
  • Drink Driving
  • Drugs and Driving
  • Fines and Convictions
  • Road Rage
  • Observation

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