H&S has a large impact on the way businesses work on a day to day basis. Having a robust H&S procedure in place not only protects your business, but also protects the wellbeing of your best asset, your staff.
Ensuring your employees and stakeholders are aware of their exposure to risk is key to building a safe working culture. We’ve created a number of health and safety awareness courses to help businesses stay compliant and become safer, healthier and stronger.
Training not only keeps your staff and business up to date, it also improves morale by making employees feel valued and therefore improves performance. H&S training also gives you the opportunity to reinvigorate a positive H&S culture among your staff.
Our expert trainers will ensure you get the most out of your training by tailoring the content to fit your business needs. They’re delivered at a time that suits you at your premises, ensuring you and your staff can get the most out of them.
We work with our clients to meet their needs, often by running bespoke training courses designed specifically for them. Talk to us to discuss your requirements.
Aimed at those who use hazardous substances in the workplace and those responsible for overseeing the safe use of hazardous substances, this course will provide detailed knowledge of COSHH and related issues, including an understanding of the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002.
On completion of the course, attendees will understand:
Background to COSHH
Why a COSHH assessment is needed and what information it must contain
Chemical hazards, how they cause harm and the factors that affect the likelihood of harm
How to carry out a COSHH assessment and what information it must contain
Hazard identification and how they cause harm
Risk control including suitable options to control exposure to hazardous substances
This is a basic introduction course for managers and all staff who deal with conducting assessments of workstations equipped with Display Screen Equipment (DSE).
The course is intended to provide the necessary information, instruction and training for employees to be able to conduct suitable and sufficient assessments of workstations equipped with Display Screen Equipment (DSE) in modern office environments.
On completion of the course, delegates will be able to better understand the following:
Identifying the common health issues
What a workstation is and its minimum requirements
The optimum workstation set up and use
Who are DSE users
Special groups of workers
Portable DSE use
The Health & Safety (DSE) Regulations 2002
Eye examinations and eye sight tests
The course will cover fire regulations and general fire precautions. It aims to provide the attendee with the knowledge to become a fire marshal.
On completion of the course, attendees will understand legislation and the responsibilities of employers and employees, fire prevention, what to do if a fire breaks out, how to use extinguishers and fire blankets and emergency evacuation.
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On completion of the course, attendees will understand
Fire legislation and the responsibility of employers and employees
The common causes of fire
The behaviour of fire
What to do if a fire breaks out
How to use fire extinguishers
Safe procedure to adopt when using a fire blanket
Emergency evacuation within buildings
Safety features within buildings
How people react in fire situations
Fire marshal role in the event of a fire
Safe evacuation and fire assembly
The course will present a general understanding of the causes and consequences of fire and the means to prevent it where possible. It’s designed for employees, business/property owners and those responsible for fire safety in the workplace.
The causes of fire in the workplace
Hazards created by fire
How fire and smoke spreads
Fire control methods
Fire detection and raising the alarm
Legislation and legal duties
Roles of fire marshals/fire wardens
This course is for managers and all staff who have a responsibility for managing health and safety within the workplace.
It will give you a basic understanding of the requirements of workplace health and safety and the possible consequences of not adhering to the Health & Safety Law and Health & Safety at Work Act (1974).
On completion of the course, attendees will be able to:
The basics of workplace health and safety
Health and Safety legislation
The consequences of not having systems and procedures in place
Health and safety requirements within the workplace such as safety signage, COSHH, manual handling and PPE etc.
This is a practical course with no formal examination. It covers the main risk factors that lead to manual handling injuries in the workplace, demonstrates the basic principles of good handling techniques and the opportunity to practise in a safe environment.
The course is aimed at employees whose work involves manual handling including lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling or carrying in the workplace.
Recognise and avoid hazardous manual handling
List the main risk factors and how injuries can occur
Demonstrate good handling technique
Describe the use of a variety of handling aids
Carry out simple manual handling risk assessment
State the ‘golden rules’ of safe manual handling
This course is aimed at giving your company the in-house expertise to run your own manual handling training courses for your own staff.
On completion of the course, attendees will better understand what Manual Handling is, the anatomy of the spine and discs, problems associated with back issues, lifting demonstration and practice and the golden rules of lifting.
On completion of the course, attendees will better understand the following:
What is Manual Handling
Anatomy of the spine
The problems associated with back issues
AFLUENCY a mnemonic to correct lifting
Lifting demonstration and practice
The golden rules of lifting
The course will provide attendees with an understanding of workplace risk assessment and will clarify the need to comply with current legislation.
It is aimed at all employees involved with developing risk assessments and safety procedures for the workplace. The course will be beneficial to all employers, managers, supervisors and safety representatives.
On the successful completion of this course, the attendees will have a detailed understanding of the following:
Current legal requirements in relation to risk assessments, and The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and The Management of Health and Safety Regulations 1999
The five-step approach to risk assessment within the workplace
Suitable and sufficient risk assessments using practical examples, and how risks can be managed and reduced
How to implement appropriate control measures
How to manage, monitor and review the findings of the work place risk assessment
Aimed at managers and all staff who deal with members of the public and could face possible violence and aggression. This is a basic introduction course, which will give you an understanding of what workplace violence and aggression is and the risks/consequences.
On completion of the course, attendees will have a greater understanding of recognising violence and aggression, preventative actions, consequences, breakaway techniques and the law in relation to self-defence.
Recognising violence and aggression - the warning signs, possible threats and dangers
Preventative actions including identifying body language of a potentially violent person and what to do
The consequences of violence and aggression
Basic breakaway techniques
The law in relation to self-defence
The course will provide an understanding of the Working at Height Regulations and general precautions. It aims to provide the attendee with the knowledge of working at height safety precautions.
Attendees will better understand what to do and how to safely work at height, legislation, management, selecting the right equipment, and working safely on ladders and roofs.
What to do and how to safely work at height
Work at height legislation
The management of health and safety work equipment
Selecting the right work equipment and regular inspections
Working safely on ladders
Roof work safety
To give you a flavour of what you can expect in our Health & Safety courses, we have produced a range of Bitesize Courses so you can try before you buy.
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