To provide basic information and areas of responsibility for health, safety and the environment.
To understand the implications of hazard recognition/risk assessment and effects on individuals and the employer.
To demonstrate how individual behaviour can help reduce accidents.
On completion of the course delegates will have the knowledge to:
Demonstrate their understanding of the subjects by successfully completing each module assessment paper.
Appreciate how they personally can influence good standards within health, safety & the environment.
Understand the value of risk assessment and have the knowledge to recognise when change to a generic assessment is required.
Understand the common hazards associated with working in this sector..
MODULE 1 – Provision and use of work equipment
Will give delegates an understanding of:- work equipment, maintenance, training, dangerous parts of machinery
and controls and control systems.
MODULE 2 – Machine hazards
This module examines specific hazards, control measures, mechanical handling, lifting operations and lifting
equipment regulations (LOLER).
MODULE 3 – Safe systems of work/permits to work
The session will give delegates an understanding of safe systems of work / permits to work relating to hot
work, confined spaces, trenches and pits, working at height, high voltage equipment, stored pressure,
automatic machinery and CDM.
MODULE 4 – Environmental management
The session covers current and future environmental requirements, safe storage and marking, waste control
hierarchies and emergency planning in the event of problems.
MODULE 5 – Control of contractors
The session gives delegates an understanding of:- approval systems, site induction, site access,
behaviour, housekeeping, smoking, drugs/alcohol, ppe and transport.