Health and safety training London and the UK

The health and safety awareness training provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities, what the employers and employees duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

Introduction

health and safety awareness trainingThe one day Health and Safety awareness training course is for those in the construction and civil engineering industry or for those who are about to enter as a member of the workforce. The course will help delegates to understand the potential hazards that they may face at work on site. The course also provides a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues identifying individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and work colleagues, what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if they think anyone’s health is being put at risk.

Duration

One Day
normally 9:00am – 4:15pm
We are flexible with start times to accommodate the needs of your business. Please feel free to discuss your timings with us.

Who should attend this course?

The health and safety awareness course is for staff that are exposed to common workplace hazards and who require a basic health and safety awareness course. It is suited to operatives within most industry sectors as it covers a broad range of common workplace hazards.

Location

We can deliver ‘in house’ health and safety training in London and the UK at your Business venue and can provide you with a competitive price for group training.

The ‘on site’ training option is particularly cost effective for Companies that have several people requiring training at the same time (usually 6 or more people). In addition to this there are many other benefits to arranging a first aid training course ‘on site’:

  • Choosing your own venue gives greater convenience.
  • Travelling and accommodation costs can be reduced or removed.
  • A greater choice of course types are available.
  • The course content can be tailored to your exact requirements.
  • Businesses and Organisations can choose a suitable time to run their course.
  • Courses can be run anywhere in the UK.

Course Aims

Delegates will be able to understand the need to prevent accidents, have an understanding of health and safety law, identify how their role fits into the control and management of the site, understand the need for risk assessments and method statements and appreciate the need to perform safely and to stop and ask for advice if not sure.

Course Content

The aim of this course is to help delegates to understand their individual responsibilities and what is expected of them and also to ensure that they contribute to the safety of the workplace. Course content includes:

  • The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
  • Risk assessment and risk control
  • Manual handling
  • Falls from height
  • Confined spaces
  • Noise & Vibration
  • Display Screen Equipment (DSE) & Office Safety
  • Hazardous substances
  • Slips and trips
  • Improving safety performance
  • Employees & Employers Responsibilities
  • Handling Stress & Stressful Situations
  • Emergency & First Aid
  • Fire Prevention and Control

Assessment

The course is subject to ongoing assessment by the instructor throughout the course. There is no final assessment. The instructor observes the learners practice sessions as the training progresses to ensure the required level of understanding and skill is reached.

Certification

Each Delegate will receive a Certificate on successful completion of the course assessment.

Cost for Health and Safety Training

We are confident that we can offer you a competitive price for all your Health and Safety training requirements. Call us directly on 0800 774 7034 and we will be able to discuss your requirements.

Did you know that we can also deliver 3 Hour Manual Handling Awareness training directly in your workplace. The course is suitable for a wide range of staff from those with obvious work related handling tasks through to sales and office staff that may appear to have much less manual handling involved in their work related activities. All are vulnerable to manual handling injuries (whether at work or at home), so all will benefit from a knowledge of good technique.

Any prices which are quoted are exclusive of VAT.