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Health & Safety for Managers - Course Details

Course intro:

This Health & Safety for Managers training course is a 1 Day public programme, designed to teach, through discussion, exercises, examples and case studies, how to manage safety and health in the working environment in compliance with the requirements of the Safety, Health & Welfare at Work Act, 2005.

 

Course content

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • The Employer’s responsibilities (s8)
  • The Employee’s responsibilities (s13)
  • Staff Consultation
  • The Employee’s responsibilities
  • A Safe Place to Work
  • The Safe Use of Equipment
  • Vehicles
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Manual Handling
  • DSE (Display Screen Equipment)
  • Noise & Vibrations
  • The Use of Electricity
  • First Aid
  • Bullying & Harassment at work
  • Questions
  • Conclude & Evaluations

The Safety Management Systems

  • Introduction & Course Objectives
  • Hazard Identification, Risk Assessment & the Safety Statement
  • Designing Safety Standards
  • Generating Competent Safety Statements – Structures & Format
  • Hazard Identification
  • Risk Assessment
  • Supervision & Monitoring
  • Accident Reporting & Recording
  • Form of Notice of Accident (IR1)
  • Form of Notice of Dangerous Occurrence (IR3)
  • Accident Investigation & Follow-Up (roles & responsibilities)
  • Safety Audits
  • Questions
  • Conclude & Evaluations

 

 

Intended audience

This Health & Safety for Managers training programme may be beneficial to management or supervisory staff with special responsibility for safety matters.

 

Entry requirements

Minimum age- 18 years old

Minimum English requirements: Leaners must be able to understand and convey the concepts contained in the programme content.