Managing Health & Safety at Work

The Health and Safety at Work act 1974 is arguably the best written legislation in Great Britain that has stood the test of time and is the primary piece of legislation covering occupational health and safety (OHS) in Great Britain.

Objectives of this Module

Our objectives for the lesson will be to:
• Discuss what you and your employer must do
• Talk about Risk Assessments and policies
• Discuss the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health
(COSHH)
• Give you some basic knowledge on the Environmental act
• Get you ready for an inspection

Course Contents

  • Managing Health & Safety at Work COSHH

  • Workplace Regulations 1992

  • Safety Policy Statements
  • The Health and Safety Toolbox

  • Last line of defence

  • Accident or Incident?

  • Hazard, Risk and control?
  • Hazard Checklist

  • Control Measures

  • Equipment Systems

  • Training and Instruction

  • Prevention

  • Keeping workers healthy

  • Fire

  • First Aid

  • Employer’s liability insurance

  • Environmental Laws

  • Basics for your business

  • Workplace accidents

  • Organisational Structures

  • Getting Help

  • What to do if there is a problem

  • Questions & Answers

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