Essentials of Health & Safety Management

Main Topics of Study:

  • Meanings and Distinctions – definition and universally accepted meanings of the terms: hazard and┬árisk, health, safety, welfare, environmental protection, accidents, dangerous occurrences, near misses, work related ill health
  • Health & Safety Policy – purpose of a┬áhealth 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