COURSE AIM:To ensure that managers:
Understand their responsibilities for health and safety as an integral part of their management role;
They are able to recognize a sound health and safety management system, including effective risk management;
They are able to recognize the key risks in the industry and understand the precautions to be taken.
Upon completion of the course, managers should be able to:
Demonstrate a clear understanding of the legal framework of health and safety under which they operate;
Integrate health and safety management systems into the overall management strategy of the organisation;
Anticipate and recognize risks to health and safety and have the skills to address those risks.
WHO WILL BENEFIT:
The course is aimed at managers and supervisor’s, consultants or contractors in the construction and allied industries, and who have responsibility for matters of accident prevention and the avoidance of occupational ill-health.
WHAT WILL BE COVERED.
Introduction to the Course Objectives
Course Delegate introduction, their roles & functions
Managing Safely – The need to Manage Health & Safety – Managers Responsibilities & Authority
Review of Management General Principles, Planning, Organizing, Leading, Controlling, Delegating
Health & Safety Policy-Allocation of responsibilities, Using BS 8800 (OHSAS 18001) Systems/Audits, HS (G) 65 Successful Health & Safety & Safety Management
Introduction to Legislation – The legal framework for Safety & Health at Work, Statute Law/ Common Law
Common law / Civil Law – Employers Duty of Care – Tortuous law – Extended Duty of Care – Contributory Negligence – Vicarious Liability
The Role of the Enforcing Authority – The H&S Commission – The H&S Executive-
Industrial Legislation – General Duties of all people at work in respect of health and safety
The Power of the factory inspector –
Applying Management Principles to Safety & Health – Principles of Accident Prevention, Causation theory, Bird theory, Domino theory, Accident groups- Unsafe Acts, Unsafe Conditions- The cost of accidents,- employer, employee
The role of the safety representative – H&S (Consultation with Employees) Reg.
The European Framework Directive
Risk Assessment – Risk Cost Benefits – Likelihood & Severity of Injury – Job safety analysis techniques
Practical risk assessment
Control Strategies – Safe Systems of Work- Planning Jobs-Isolation Procedures-Layout/ Access – Permit to work maintenance – Selection/ Control of Contractors – Construction (Design & Manufacturing) Reg.
Process Hazards-Machinery Hazards/ Guarding- Electrical Hazards-Cables & Insulation- Plugs & Sockets- Portable electrical equipment-Overhead Lines-Apparatus & Installation
Occupational Health & Hygiene Risk Categories – Chemical Hazards – Physical Hazards – Biological – Routes of Uptake
Manual Handling and Ergonomics – Physical Factors – Psychological Factors
Specialized Hazards-Chemical standards, Noise – Noise standards
Accident Investigation – Investigation Techniques – Reporting Procedures
Safety Audit Principles · Fire – Prevention & Control, Fire Hazards, Fire Spread, Effects of fire on People, the cost of fire
Communication Skills – Influencing Skills – Barriers to Communication
Mr Russell Prince, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of SETA Training & Advisory services – SETA have been an accredited NEBOSH and IOSH provider for over 20 years. Membership of Professional Bodies: Chartered Fellow of Institute of Occupational Safety and Health Member of Institute of Management Member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Development Member of Institute of Directors Corporate Member of the Health and Safety Association of Cyprus
All delegates after being assessed and having successfully completed the course will be awarded a SETA and / or an IOSH certificate depending on their success with a note added to confirm that the course was approved by the CHRDA.
This course will assist delegates who do not have a vast amount of knowledge on Health and Safety matters and are contemplating in embarking on a Health and Safety career.
PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL OUR COURSES HAVE BEEN COMPLETED SUCCESSFULLY WITH 100% PASS MARK.
Delegates on the course need to be registered with IOSH early, so prompt registration on this course will need to be made a week prior to the course running. Please let us have your registration details early to avoid unnecessary disappointments.