IOSH Working Safely

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 08/10/2018
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location
Station House Training Centre


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IOSH Working safely is a one-day course for people at any level, in any sector, that need a grounding in health and safety.

The IOSH Working Safely course:

Ideal for introducing staff to why health and safety is important, Working safely shows how everyone can make a difference to their own wellbeing and that of others through everyday behaviours. Fun and interactive, the course focuses on best practice rather than legislation.

Course Content:

Module 1. Introducing working safely

  • Why it is important to work safely
  • Who is responsible for safety and health in the workplace
  • An organisation’s responsibilities for safety and health
  • Who has responsibility for worker actions

Module 2. Defining hazard and risk

  • The six hazard groups
  • Hazards that are not easy to identify
  • What is meant by the term ‘Hazard and Risk’
  • What is meant by the term ‘Risk assessment’
  • What is meant by the terms ‘likelihood’ and ‘consequence’
  • Deciding on what actions to take to control risk
  • What is meant by the term ‘reasonably practicable’

Module 3. Identifying common hazards

  • An overview of common hazards, including how they can cause harm and what can be done about them

Module 4. Improving safety performance

  • What an organisation can do to manage and improve safety and health in the workplace
  • Worker responsibilities for improving safety and health in the workplace
  • How attitude and behaviour can affect safety and health in the workplace
  • What a safe system of work is and, what a ‘permit to work’ is
  • How safety signs can play an important part in communicating safety and health information
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The safety and health of other people who may come on site, including contractors, visitors and members of the public
  • The role of safety committees and worker representatives in safety and health
  • Types of workplace inspections
  • Emergency procedures
  • What is meant by the terms ‘incident’, ‘accident’ and ‘near miss’
  • Reporting incidents, including near misses and accidents
  • First aid provision
  • The role of the safety and health enforcement inspector
  • Health surveillance and monitoring

Duration: 1 Day

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£186.00

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