Health and Safety Management - Awareness And Responsibilities


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Overview
The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1999 require that an employer has in place suitable arrangements for managing health and safety in their organisation and that relevant Risk Assessments are undertaken and acted upon. This course is designed for those with management responsibilities and offers the essential knowledge that is needed to execute this responsibility.

Who Should Attend
Senior Managers, Managers, Supervisors or those with responsibility for people in the workplace.

Also appropriate for Health & Safety Co-ordinators or persons who may have specific Health & Safety responsibilities defined in their job descriptions.

Aims
To develop knowledge and understanding of the application of health and safety management in the workplace.

Objectives

  • To understand the broad outline of relevant Health & Safety legislation
  • To understand management responsibilities for effectively managing Health & Safety
  • To plan, develop and implement a Health & Safety Policy and relevant procedures
  • To set business plans that include relevant Health & Safety objectives
  • To undertake generic risk assessments for tasks and activities throughout their organisation


Content

  • Safety management
  • Civil and criminal liability
  • Risk assessment and risk control. Specific risks
  • Monitoring compliance with legislation
  • Safety audits and inspections
  • Guidance on formulation of relevant documentation and records


Certification
Participants should successfully complete a multiple choice assessment in order to receive the course certificate.

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 15 delegates
Course Duration: 2 days

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