Health and Safety Induction for Employees


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Overview
A course designed to allow new and existing employees to develop the knowledge and understanding of accident causation and prevention, and of employer and employee responsibilities. It looks closely at the health and safety arrangements within the company to ensure that all staff are fully aware of their responsibilities.

Who Should Attend
All new and existing employees.

Aims
To provide awareness of health and safety arrangements within the organisation and promote a positive health and safety culture.

Objectives

  • To know employer and employee responsibilities for health and safety
  • To establish awareness of the organisational health and safety policy and arrangements
  • To understand the importance and use of control measures
  • To be able to identify and report potential hazards or accidents


Content

  • Introduction
  • Principles of Health & Safety Legislation
  • Employer and Employee Responsibilities
  • Company Safety Arrangements
  • Display Screen Equipment
    - Workstation requirements and user training
    - Common misconceptions
  • Manual Handling
    - Correct lifting and handling techniques
  • Hazard Spotting and Risk Assessment
    - Identifying common hazards within the workplace and basic concepts of assessing risk
  • Incident Reporting
    - Requirement for incident reporting and first aid provision
  • Fire Safety
    - Fire prevention and company evacuation procedure
    - Use of fire extinguishers
  • Hazardous Substances (COSHH)
    - Reducing the hazard


Certification
Participants should successfully complete a multiple choice assessment in order to record content retention. If successfully completed participants will receive a course certificate.

Number of Delegates: Suitable for up to 16 delegates
Course Duration: 1 day

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