Essentials of Health & Safety Management

Main Topics of Study:

  • Meanings and Distinctions – Definition and universally accepted meanings of the terms: Hazard & Risk, Health, Safety, Welfare, Environmental Protection, Accidents, Dangerous Occurrences, Near Misses, Work Related Ill Health
  • Health & Safety Policy - Purpose of A Health and Safety Policy / Statement / Organisation / Arrangements / Implementation
  • Risk Assessment - Principles of risk assessment / The 5 steps approach
  • Audit and Inspection – Audit Procedures / Requirements for inspection and Examples / Reporting Back / Interpreting findings
  • Health & Safety Induction Training – Reasons for Induction training / Training Content / Methods of Induction
  • Consultation – Definition of Consultation / Health and Safety Committee / Obtaining Workforce feedback / Employers duty to provide training and time off