H&S Awareness for Directors

Course Overview:

This stimulating and practical awareness session is designed for directors, giving them an overview of their legal duties under Health & Safety Law, therefore reducing the risk of accidents, bad publicity and disruption.

Course Objectives:

•    Gained an understanding of Health & Safety Law
•    Understood the employers and employees obligations and responsibilities.
•    Understood the implications and repercussions of accidents and ill health
•    Discussed their role in the planning and organisation of health & safety within the organisation

Course Content:

•    UK & EU Law
•    Health & Safety at Work Act 1974
•    Regulations
•    Criminal Law
•    Common Law
•    Role, obligations & responsibilities of;
•    Directors
•    Management
•    People in charge of work premises
•    Safety Representatives
•    Planning & organising
•    Review he organisations health & safety policy statement
•    Representing the employer
•    Company safety planning
•    Instruction, information, training & supervision
•    Accidents & accident prevention
•    Accident statistics – the accident triangle
•    Safe systems at work
•    Investigation of accidents and incidents
•    Enforcement officers
•    Their roles and powers
•    Action plan for the future

Please note – this course is intended to be supported by a wider range of Health & Safety training courses                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
Duration: One Day

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