CIEH health & safety training level 3
Taylor Mason Training
health & safety training
By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
To have an understanding of the main causes of accidents and ill health in the workplace and identify suitable control measures to prevent them
Understand the legal responsibilities of individuals, employees, supervisors and managers
Undertake a risk assessment and ensure appropriate control measures are implemented
Explain the role of the supervisor in monitoring, motivating and training employees in health and safety
Delegates will need to have completed the Health and Safety Level 3 Course
Proposed Course Outline:
Candidates should appreciate the role of health and safety in the workplace and be able to:
State the potential direct and indirect costs of poor standards of workplace health and safety both to individuals and to the employer.
Define the terms ‘hazard’, ‘risk’, ‘control measure’, ‘accident’ and ‘near-miss’.
Identify the range of persons who might be affected by workplace hazards.
Outline the elements of a managed approach to controlling workplace hazards.
Explain the roles of occupational, environmental and human factors in health and safety and how these can be used to structure inspections, investigations and audits.
Candidates should be aware of the scope of UK health and safety legislation and associated guidance and be able to:
Explain the roles of primary and secondary legislation in health and safety law.
State the duties placed on employers, employees and others by the Health and Safety at Work etc.
Act 1974 and the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999.
Explain the legal status and practical application of approved codes of practice, guidance and other publications in assisting employers to fulfil their health and safety duties.
Outline the powers of enforcement officers in respect of health and safety.
Outline the enforcement actions that might be taken, and the penalties that can be imposed, for breaches of health and safety law.
Accidents in the workplace
Candidates should appreciate the scope of work-related accidents, understand the roles that accident reporting and investigation play in accident prevention and be able to:
Identify the range of common workplace accidents and link these to human, occupational and environmental factors.
Describe the relationship between incidents of varying severity with reference to the ‘accident triangle’ concept.
Describe the legal requirements and organisational needs with respect to the reporting and recording of accidents and near-misses.
Outline the main principles involved in carrying out an incident investigation.
Identify the safety hazards and select suitable control measures to prevent accidents with respect to:
fire and explosion
work at height
alcohol and drugs
This course is delivered over: 3.00 days
In-house Courses - £599.00 per day*
All prices are excluding VAT, travel is charged with In-house courses at 40p per mile from our head office.
health & safety training