Safety Representatives in the Workplace

£69.00 + VAT Per Person

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Duration: One day (8 hours)
Suggested progression: Requalification every 3 years

This course is ideal for new and experienced health and safety representatives to gain the knowledge and skills they require to carry out their role as a health and safety representative effectively.

The topics covered on this course are:

Health and safety requirements placed on employers and employees

  • Consultation and the health and safety representative
  • Why employees should be consulted
  • The role of the representative

Legal responsibilities of employers, employees and others in relation to consulting with staff

  • Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Health & Safety Consultation with Employees Regulations 1996

Hazard and risk and the main causes of harm to workers

  • Hazard and risk exercise
  • Risk assessment
  • Controlling risks
  • Identifying hazards in the workplace
  • The importance of following safe systems of work, procedures and rules

 

Hazards and controls in respect of both safety and occupational health risks

  • How their actions can reduce risks to health and safety Information
  • Knowing where to find information
  • Assessing and verifying information
  • Communication
  • Listening skills
  • Communicating the health and safety message to others
  • Being a useful committee member
  • Ensuring the effectiveness of the committee

The course will conclude with candidates undertaking a multi-choice assessment the successful completion of which will result in the candidate receiving a certificate of attendance in Safety Representatives in the work place.

Group prices are available on request.

Course schedule

Take a look at our training schedule for more information about our forthcoming training.

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