Course Introduction

This CPD accredited course provide delegates with a practical summary of health and safety, welfare and environmental issues.

Candidates will also gain the knowledge to identify individual responsibilities for looking after themselves and others, what the employer’s duties are and what should be done if anyone’s health and safety is being put at risk.

Following are some key benefits for different groups.

If you are an employer

Everyone who works for you, needs to know how to work safely and without risk to their health.  Like your supervisors, they need to know about your health and safety policy, your arrangements for implementing it, and the part they play. They also need to know how they can raise any health and safety concerns with you.

If you employ contractors and the self-employed

Remember, these people might not be familiar with your working environment and safety systems that you have put in place for regular employees.

If you are a manager and supervisor

As a manager or supervisor you need to know what you expect from your staff in terms of health and safety, and how you expect them to apply it. They need to understand the health and safety policy, where they fit in, and how you want health and safety implemented. They may also need training in the specific hazards of the company processes and the risks that are to be controlled.

If you are an employee

As employee you need to follow your employer’s instructions and training and know when and how to report any concerns you may have regarding your and your colleagues safety.