IOSH Working Safely

IOSH Working Safely

The IOSH Working Safely course is a basic introduction for all levels of personnel who are non-health and safety experts. The training will give staff the information they need to keep themselves safe at work.

Course Overview

Number of Delegates: Maximum 20

Duration: 1 Day

Overview: To provide delegates with an understanding of their individual and collective duties to contribute to Health & Safety in the workplace.

A light lunch will be provided to delegates attending this course.

Who Should Attend

This programme is designed for all levels of personnel, as it is everybody’s responsibility to ensure Health & Safety in the workplace.

Course Content

  • Introduction to include case law updates and the reasons for managing safety.
  • Accident causes and their investigation.
  • Records and reporting (RIDDOR).
  • Risk management and safe systems of work.
  • Criminal law and individuals responsibilities.
  • Safety policies.
  • Communication and consultation.
  • Safety signs.
  • Common hazards.
  • Organisation specific hazards.

By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
  • Identify hazards and evaluate risks in the workplace.
  • Use appropriate workplace precautions for specific risks or seek advice on workplace precautions.
  • Assist managers in preparing written risk assessments.
  • Follow their organisation’s Health & Safety policy.
  • Co-operate and communicate on Health & Safety matters.
  • Carry out work activities without risk to themselves or others.
  • Report relevant accidents and incidents, monitor their own activities, and assist managers in active monitoring.

Final Qualification

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates will be awarded the IOSH Working Safely Certificate.

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