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IOSHAccreditation

Completion time – 1 day
Location – Training centre or your company premises

Who is this Working Safely Course for?

It is ideal for new starters to a company or existing employees who need to understand health and safety in the workplace. This course is not specific to the construction industry, however the principles that it covers are very relevant to anyone working in construction.

Need In house training? We can deliver this course to your employees at your premises. Contact Brunel for more information.

Why take the Course?

The course will provide evidence that your employees are aware of their health and safety obligations. It also is a key reminder that accidents will and do happen in the workplace and that personal responsibility is an important element. All candidates will learn about hazards and risks as well as the consequences of not working safely.

This course will make your workplace safer and give you confidence that your employees are clear on their responsibilities and obligations for working safely. If you can show that your employees have had the right health and safety training it can help lower your insurance premiums.

Once complete candidates will receive a certificate of achievement.

IOSH Working Safely Course Content:

The course is focussed on hazards and risks with candidates learning.

1. How to use risk assessments to reduce risks

2. Why it’s important to follow safety measures implemented as a result of risk assessments

3. How to identify common hazards such as:

  • Manual handling
  • Trips, slips and falls
  • Chemicals
  • Electricity
  • Fire
  • Entrances and exits
  • Traffic
  • Noise
  • Stress
  • Physical and verbal abuse

4. How to Improve Safety Performance
The last part of the course helps demystify much of the jargon often used in the health and safety industry. It helps candidates understand how managers and supervisors can apply the working safely processes to their normal working day. It also covers the following things:

  • Safe systems
  • Permits
  • Contract work
  • Health checks
  • Equipment
  • Signs
  • Emergency procedures

This final part of the working safely course is focussed on your working environment and how to reduce the environmental impact of your working practices.

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