Health and safety is about preventing people from being harmed by work or becoming ill through work and the law applies to all businesses, however large or small. These health and safety training course materials provide required training for all staff members.
Training course contents:
The Health and Safety at Work Act (1974) imposes a general duty on employers, self-employed, employees, suppliers and owners of premises to ensure that their workplaces are safe and offer no risk to health. These health and safety training course materials set out to provide you with everything you need to heighten the awareness of your participants and ensure that your employees are aware of their responsibilities where health and safety is concerned.
Samples of training course materials
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The main content of the training course materials…
Health & Safety Law – Health and safety legislation places a number of duties on organisations, managers and employees alike. Failure to carry out these duties can result in fines and, in extreme cases, imprisonment.
Employers & Employees Duties – Making your workplace safe and without risks to health, so far is as reasonably practicable. The basic principle is that every employee must take reasonable care for the safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
Risks & Hazards – A Hazard is something in the workplace that has the potential to cause harm, damage or injury. Risk is the likelihood or severity of this happening.
Safety Signs – One area of importance with regards safety is the use of safety signs. There are several types of safety signs that you will encounter.
The Accident Investigation – ‘An accident at work is an unplanned happening or event, with a specific cause or causes, which arises out of or in connection with work and leads to injury’
Review of Session – Creating an action plan to embed learning.
At the end of this Health & Safety Training Course your participants will be able to:
- Identify the key responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act (HASAWA)
- Recognise the employees and employers responsibilities under the HASAWA
- Identify what is a hazard and how to control the risks while at work
- State the health and safety control measures within your work place
- Recognise the accident reporting process within your workplace
We recommend combining these Health & Safety training materials with the following Trainer Bubble training courses…
Fire Awareness Training
Please note: The legal explanations in this course are based on United Kingdom examples. However, the materials can easily be adapted to include other countries data.