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Health & Safety for Managers - Course Details

Course intro:

This Health & Safety for Managers training course is either a half or full day  training course, 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 and other supporting legal documents.


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
  • Identification of Hazards and Risks in your business to include:
  • The Safe Use of Equipment (Powered and Non powered)
  • Vehicles
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Manual Handling/Storage/Racking
  • DSE (Display Screen Equipment)
  • Noise & Vibrations
  • The Use of Electricity/gas and other utilities
  • First Aid and Emergency response
  • Bullying & Harassment at work

Review of 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 course 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 interpret content above within their own setting.