Health & Safety Awareness

Course Overview

Course Structure

  • 4 hours of classroom training with a qualified instructor
  • Presentation, group discussions, practical activities and assessment of understanding

Course Content

Introduction and Regulation

  • Health & Safety and its importance
  • What causes accidents?
  • Health and Safety Law
  • Employee and Employer Responsibility

Prevention of Accidents

  • Risk Assessments
  • Assessing risk – high and low risk
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Substances dangerous to health – COSHH

When an accident happens

  • First Aid Provision
  • RIDDOR and accident reporting

Summary of Health and Safety

  • Workplace and personal safety
  • Enforcement of health and safety regulations