Health and Safety training Courses

Accident Investigation

Effective investigation of an accident or a fire is critical if similar events are to be prevented and adequate control measures must be identified to protect the organisation and their employees. Recognised protocols and principles for suitably trained staff to follow, will ensure an organisation can respond to a situation properly. They will be able to operate safely alongside the emergency services and other agencies during a complex investigation.

A bespoke course can be prepared to provide the knowledge, skills and confidence to conduct meaningful and credible investigations.

Briefing and Debriefing

Effective briefing is key to ensure a team operate effectively to complete a task or project successfully. Additionally, structured debriefing of an event will help the team and the organisation to enhance and improve performance, equipment and procedures.

This course will introduce techniques and principles to carry out a briefing and explain what constitutes a safety brief. In addition a structured process will highlight the benefits of a focused debrief where key themes and subjects are teased out in a controlled and positive environment.

Business Continuity

It is important to make adequate arrangements to ensure your organisation can continue to operate after a crisis. Damage to your company's reputation and an inability to respond quickly or effectively can have a devastating impact on your market share.

Arrangements can be made to help you prepare a business continuity plan and develop mitigating arrangements to improve your chances of surviving a crisis.

Crisis Management

A crisis can be described as an event which causes loss of life, damage to property and the environment and or financial loss.

A holistic framework can be developed to ensure you have a structure in place with recognised operating principles, key decision makers trained and prepared for their roles, plans and procedures in place and a development programme to ensure the organisation and staff are kept up to date with the arrangements and remain confident to operate during a crisis.

Employee Health and Safety Awareness

A course designed to help employees develop understanding as to how accidents are caused and prevented and the employer and employee responsibilities.

Emergency Arrangements

An emergency can involve a range of scenarios in a workplace where special arrangements are required. It’s essential to ensure an effective response is available to deal with a medical emergency, a fire, a chemical spill, an environmental incident, a rescue from a variety of situations, etc. Expert advice can assist with the preparation of risk assessments, plans and procedures to underpin your emergency arrangements.

Emergency Teams

Many organisations operate an emergency team designed to respond and intervene to deal with a hazardous condition and stabilise the situation before external expertise arrives.

A bespoke solution to maintain the necessary skills and knowledge can be created and training provided or sourced to ensure the effectiveness of your emergency team.

Fire & Safety Risk Assessments

In addition to the risk assessment course a bespoke solution can be designed to provide delegates with a practical working knowledge of how to carry out a fire risk assessment of the workplace and how to implement corrective action to comply with the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

It is suitable for managers / supervisors and other employees, who are responsible for carrying out workplace fire assessments and provides participants with an understanding of the function of both passive and reactive control measures.

Participants will acquire knowledge and practical skills to improve their competency in carrying out fire risk assessments.

Health and Safety in the workplace

The course gives employers an insight into their legal responsibilities under ‘The Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974’, recent changes and proposed new legislation. It gives an understanding of the moral, legal and business case for proactive health and safety management.

IOSH - Managing Safely

Managing Safely is an IOSH accredited course for employees who have to manage risk and resources within their organisation. The course focuses on ensuring that safety requirements are appreciated by people employed as line managers, and to enable them to review their own departmental systems for safety. Participants who successfully pass the written and practical assessments, will be awarded an IOSH ‘Managing Safely’ certificate.

IOSH - Working Safely

Working safely is an IOSH accredited course for employees at any level, in any sector, with no supervisory or management responsibilities. It is designed to give employees a grounding in the essentials of health and safety. The course meets the government guidelines for introductory health and safety training.

Management Awareness

A course designed as an introduction to health and safety in the workplace, emphasising the need for managers to apply sound management principles to health and safety issues.

Manual Handling

Manual handling activities are the cause of numerous accidents in the workplace and also long term disorders such as back pain. This course enables participants to look carefully at their own activities and development safer working practices, in co–operation with their managers and supervisors.

Risk Assessment

This course concentrates on the legal requirements for risk assessment and developing an understanding of the practical application.

Safe to Supervise

This course is designed for those with supervisory responsibilities. It provides an introduction to Health and Safety legislative requirements, employer responsibilities and risk assessment.